[Tagging] Mapping private home toilets

Janko Mihelić janjko at gmail.com
Tue Mar 3 09:43:07 UTC 2015


What are those toilets? Are they little shacks like this one:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pit_latrines_in_Briqueterie_-_des_latrines_%C3%A1_fosses_%C3%A0_la_Briqueterie,_Yaounde_%283447843124%29.jpg

If so, then maybe building=toilet could be the best fit.

I've been looking at tags from the example, and they are contradictory. A
lot of them have tags unisex=yes and female=no.

2015-03-03 10:31 GMT+01:00 Bryce Nesbitt <bryce2 at obviously.com>:

> On Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 1:26 AM, Martin Koppenhoefer <
> dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> 2015-03-02 21:01 GMT+01:00 Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at gmail.com>:
>>
>>> "access=no or access=private do not seem to make much sense"
>>> Toilet may be open only to to a limited public - in military base, only
>>> for employees or out of order.
>>
>>
>>
>> IMHO this doesn't qualify as "open to public" and the tag amenity=toilets
>> should not be applied there.
>> E.g. the toilets in my home are also open to a limited subset of the
>> public, me, my family, our visitors, occassionally even friends of friends
>> of friends if they ask nicely.
>>
>
> Your home toilet is very clearly private (I expect :-).
>
> The military base is a bit different, though maybe not enough different.
> On a tour a member of the public may be able to enter.   The same can be
> said for public buildings like the White House, or the halls of congress.
>
>
> ---
> But let's get back to the question we're sitting on.  Can we retag known
> home toilets, or should we be purging them?
> Are we all agreed that in fully private amenities have little role in OSM?
>
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