[Tagging] elsan v dump_station

Dudley Ibbett dudleyibbett at hotmail.com
Wed Feb 18 23:06:01 UTC 2015


An alternative description found on camping/caravanning sites in the UK is a "Chemical Disposal Point" or CDP.

Dudley

> From: dbannon at internode.on.net
> To: tagging at openstreetmap.org
> Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2015 08:33:31 +1100
> Subject: [Tagging] elsan v dump_station
> 
> On Wed, 2015-02-18 at 12:33 -0800, Bryce Nesbitt wrote:
> > amenity=elsan_point ?
> > While it's opaque in the usa, at least it's not ambiguous.
> > or
> > 
> > amenity=checmical_toilet_disposal_point.
> > 
> Bryce, here in Australia, we use a lot of UK terms (and frown on the
> horrid American ones creeping into our vocabulary). But no one here uses
> Elsan.
> 
> There is no wikipedia page (yet!) for Elsan. Appears its a brand name,
> I'd prefer not to use a brand name if possible.
> > 
> This (very long) discussion started with complaints that
> waste=chemical_toilet is almost unused. Chemical_toilet_disposal_point
> is very long !
> 
> David
> 
> 
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