[Tagging] Feature Proposal - Voting - Donation

John Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Thu Jun 11 00:30:02 UTC 2015

My experience as an American has been that a "blood bank" is a storage 
location rather than a donation point, although there is no particular 
reasons both functions can't be under one roof.

John F. Eldredge -- john at jfeldredge.com
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot 
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On June 10, 2015 4:36:28 PM Ruben Maes <ruben.maes96 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks for the feedback, everyone.
> Replied inline below.
> 2015-06-10 1:58 GMT+02:00 Andreas Goss <andig88 at t-online.de>:
> > Honestly I don't think it's such a good idea to start voting 1 year later
> > when there wasn't an ongoing discussion.
> >
> >
> > I'm not sure about amenity=donation when some things are very different.
> > I also feel like bood_bank, sperm_bank (do we want to tag those?) and
> I'm not a native English speaker but according to Wikipedia[1] "blood
> bank" means a place where blood is stored, not collected. Maybe
> there's a difference between BE and AE?
> > amenity=social facility would cover most of it and there are other like
> > shop=charity etc. So we already have a lot of POIs where you could just add
> > donation:*=yes.
> > With that in mind limiting the prosoal to those few tags also makes little
> > sense, might as well use healthcare=donations then.
> >
> > donation:facility=mobile makes no sense as we don't tag this. At best this
> > could be some HOT tag.
> In Belgium there are places where a mobile blood collection team
> visits regularly[2]. I've mapped an example[3].
> [1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blood_bank
> [2] http://www.rodekruis.be/wat-kan-jij-doen/geef-bloed/waar-bloed-geven/
> [3] https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/3586748252
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