[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Lounges

Yves yvecai at gmail.com
Sun Jun 10 11:40:14 UTC 2018

I don't necessarily want to get rid of the word lounge, but an amenity=airport_lounge leaves very little doubt about what it is.


Le 10 juin 2018 13:28:17 GMT+02:00, Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com> a écrit :
>On Sun, Jun 10, 2018 at 8:03 AM, Yves <yvecai at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I would expect a 'lounge' in an hotel as a cosy bar.
>Or some sort of posh tea room.  The word "lounge," to me, very strongly
>implies the supply of some sort of
>service that one has to pay for, and it is not a place one can use
>a purchase.  That's simply how the word
>tends to be used in the UK.
>> I don't think the term 'lounge' is sufficient for airports / station
>> hotel lounges nor that it's a good idea to have a same general tag
>for them.
>I agree.  What is being proposed is a tag for a waiting room.  I think
>useful to have such a tag.  When planning
>a journey it's nice to know if a railway/bus station where one has to
>for a connection has a waiting room.
>Especially in cold weather.
>It is also my very strong opinion that tags should follow natural
>usage.  Because if they do not then
>ambiguity will arise and people who don't check the wiki will make
>assumptions which turn out to be
>incorrect.  We've seen this in at least two recent discussions: tags
>are being used to mean two different
>things because they were not chosen with natural usage in mind (the
>recent being landuse=forest to
>mean land where forestry takes place and land with trees on but no
>takes place).
>If proposed as amenity=waiting_room I'd vote for it.  If proposed as
>amenity=lounge I'd vote against it.  Others
>may, of course, take a different stance.
>> For me, what all lounges have in common is sorts of armchairs as
>> furnitures.
>For me it's that a purchase is necessary.  I'd hope for comfortable
>furniture in a lounge, but these days "artistic"
>is often chosen by operators rather than "comfortable."

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