[Tagging] amenity=clinic or healthcare=clinic

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Wed Oct 17 21:22:28 UTC 2018

17. Oct 2018 20:45 by clifford at snowandsnow.us <mailto:clifford at snowandsnow.us>:

> When reviewing a new users first edits, I noticed they use bot amenity=clinic and healthcare=clinic. I was surprised to see both are document on the wiki - amenity=clinic [1] and healthcare=clinic [2] 
> They seem redundant. Should both exist or should amenity=clinic be deprecated? (I like the healthcare=clinic better mainly because amenity is so overused.)
> The edits were done with iD which would indicate they have both tags. 
> [1] > https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:amenity%3Dclinic <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:amenity%3Dclinic>> [2] > https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:healthcare <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:healthcare>

 Given that both amenity=clinic and healthcare=clinic may be easily added to the same object

I see no reason to spend tome on convincing mappers and data users to switch to single


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