[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - key:rubbish=

Dave Swarthout daveswarthout at gmail.com
Tue Feb 17 11:13:36 UTC 2015


I'm lurking but you know where I stand on this tag.

+1 for amenity=dump_station

Cheers,
Dave

On Tue, Feb 17, 2015 at 5:50 PM, David Bannon <dbannon at internode.on.net>
wrote:

> On Mon, 2015-02-16 at 21:34 -0800, Bryce Nesbitt wrote:
> ....
>
> > The real question is what type of tag would attract rendering
> > support.  amenity=dump_station is easier to deal with,
> > as it's a single level that maps to the commonly understood function
> > of a place to dump a sewage holding tank.
>
> Bryce, I agree, my own interest here is I'm heading out on a trip, in an
> RV, in a couple of months. I'd like to map these things, need to know
> where they are.
>
> My particular interest here is camping and emptying my holding tank, but
> there is a huge list of other people who have some other pet need. I
> understand the community is (reportedly) reluctant to cater to each of
> those needs individually with yet another amenity tag.
>
> Maybe I am wrong, lets see who stands up ?
>
> > There is a common icon:
> > http://www.broomfield.org/images/pages/N331/blue%20heading%20icons_rv%
> > 20dump.png
> >
> Truth is, we'll need a lot of use before the rendering people can help.
>
> > amenity=waste_disposal + waste=chemical_toilet
> > is a nested tag, and far less clear.  Someone searching for a preset
> > for this might not find it.  And it's not entirely
> > clear exactly what the waste is (the toilet or the contents of the
> > toilet)?
>
> Not sure I agree. If we document it properly, its searchable and pretty
> easy to tag. And we say "amenity=waste_disposal and the waste is XXX".
>
> Agree I'd prefer a high level tag but its not bad like that, really.
>
> David
>
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