[Tagging] Mapping private home toilets
dbannon at internode.on.net
Tue Mar 3 03:10:07 UTC 2015
On Tue, 2015-03-03 at 10:44 +0900, John Willis wrote:
> There are all kinds of buildings we map that are completely private (houses, for example), yet are visible from publicly accessible places.
OK, so perhaps we need to tag only those private toilets that are
completely visible from publicly accessible places ?
I see a problem here, some parts of the world refer to 'toilet' as
meaning only that part you sit on....
Its reasonably easy to add an OSM "underlay" behind your own set of (eg)
POI. I'd suggest people who want to show such specialised data sets
should take that approach.
> If OSM wants to be used in emergency uses or be flexible for odd data sets, mapping private toilets (or propane ovens, house-top solar panels, or places where x is useful.
> > In an emergency some of these 'private' things are usefull .. for instance swimming pools are a good water source for fighting fires. Easy to map form satellite views too.
> Oops - I need to untag/retag a couple pools.
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