[Tagging] Mapping private home toilets
matkoniecz at gmail.com
Tue Mar 3 06:33:46 UTC 2015
"Excluding private toilet seems a sane step for a general purpose map."
Completely private toilets (especially home toilets) may not be mapped
with amenity=toilet, what solves rendering problems.
Public toilets with restricted access should be mapped with appropriate
2015-03-03 2:58 GMT+01:00 Bryce Nesbitt <bryce2 at obviously.com>:
> On Mon, Mar 2, 2015 at 5:44 PM, John Willis <johnw at mac.com> wrote:
>> > On Mar 3, 2015, at 7:45 AM, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > 2) new key ... private=* ?
>> 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
> 1) Tagging your neighbor's toilet/oven/Ferrari could easily be seen as
> coveting those items. I don't recommend it. YMMV.
> 2) A "private=" tag only works for certain tag types.
> However a namespace could work. "disused:" is one such namespace. For
> reference a sample use of "disused:" is:
> "disused:amenty=toilet , disused:note=Burned down 2014, scheduled for a
> rebuild August 2015".
> So you could entertain "private:amenity=toilet".
> 3) We already have "access=private", a well established tag. The
> question is which private things should be excluded from
> rendered maps (e.g. toilets), and which ones should show (e.g. buildings).
> Excluding private toilet seems a sane step for a general purpose map.
> Else you get this:
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