[Tagging] dog toilets

Tijmen Stam mailinglists at iivq.net
Wed Nov 9 19:32:42 UTC 2016

On 09-11-16 15:24, joost schouppe wrote:
> Hi,
> Many cities have special little areas which are specifically meant to be
> used as a toilet area for dogs.
> They look like this:
> http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/2420/844/320/Hondentoilet.jpg
> There is a proposal for this:
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Dog_Poop_Area
> It proposes amenity=potty_area (used about 50 times) . But there is also
> the (more descripitve?) tag dog_toilet (used about 30 times).
> It should be pretty straightforward to merge these two tags. But before
> starting to contact people, I'd like to hear your opinion on the merits
> of both tags.

I strongly oppose "potty_area" - I would have no idea what that means 
and we have enough unclear tags already.

The Dutch term is Hondentoilet which translates to Dog Toilet.


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