[Tagging] Feature Proposal - dump_station

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Wed Feb 18 22:37:18 UTC 2015


On 19/02/2015 8:19 AM, David Bannon wrote:
> Subject renamed for clarity.
>
> * leaving it as it is - easy choice
> * Adding dump_station to waste=  - consistent with whats there now.
> * Adding dump_station to amenity= - easier to map (?)
>>> ...I vote for the middle option: waste=dump_station
> On Wed, 2015-02-18 at 11:31 +0100, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
>> semantically this sounds as if dump_station was a kind
>> of waste, not a place type to put waste
>>   amenity=dump_station or man_made=dump_station
>>   would be the obvious ones.
>>
> Thats a very good point Martin, a dump station is not a "waste" but it
> is an amenity.
>
> That does differentiate it from much of the the other items listed under
> waste=. We tend to use the name for the waste itself in many cases but,
> I guess because of its nature, prefer to name the facility rather than
> say "excrement", "sh**", whatever.
>
> Quite a good argument for elevating the proposed dump_station to amenity
> rather than waste= in my opinion.
>
> Thanks Martin
>
> David
>
>
For waste= ...  may be waste=black_water 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackwater_%28waste%29b

May be waste=rv_black_water if needed to distinguish it from other 
possible black water sources?
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