[Tagging] Mapping private home toilets

Bryce Nesbitt bryce2 at obviously.com
Mon Mar 2 21:38:15 UTC 2015

There are two issues here:

* Use of OSM to store demographic surveys, particularly using tags that
imply the feature is public.

* The wider issue of mapping within a restricted place.  Similar issues
occur for amenities inside places (ATM's, AED's, Bike tool stations,
toilets, drinking water).  For example a mall toilet is public in a sense,
but time restricted.  Here access=destination (access restrictions are the
same as some larger place).

Basically my view is that the scope of the map should primarily focus on
things the public can access, with smatterings of significant things the
public can see or have heard about.  Private toilets have no role here, and
are just one step up from mapping private carpets, house pets and dust
motes :-).

The question is what action, if any, should be taken?
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