[Tagging] diaper subkey for wheelchair toilets including a changing table

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Thu Apr 18 23:25:32 UTC 2019

On 19/04/19 05:21, Paul Allen wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Apr 2019 at 19:54, Valor Naram <valinora at gmx.net 
> <mailto:valinora at gmx.net>> wrote:
>     https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposal_process#Proposal_list
>     guided me to you. I have the following situation: I want to tag a
>     changing table but this changing table is in the toilet room for
>     wheelchair users. The page at
>     https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:d
>     iaper states tagging for changing tables is just available in toilets
>     for women,-men and unisex but not in toilets for wheelchair users.
> At first glance I thought you wanted to tag places where people in 
> wheelchairs
> could change their own diapers.  Then I checked with the wiki page and
> realized what you mean.
> And then I realized diaper=* is not a good idea for a key.  In British 
> English we call
> them nappies (singular nappy), not diapers.   And what the toilet has 
> is not a supply
> of nappies (diapers) but a CHANGING TABLE.  Which is what you 
> described it as,
> because that's what it is.  And had the key been nappy_changing_table 
> instead of diaper
> I wouldn't have (briefly) misunderstood what you wanted to tag (a 
> changing table in
> a toilet for wheelchair users, not a place where wheelchair users can 
> change their
> own nappy).

+1 ... change table!

Wheelies (wheelchair users) also use catheters with bags. Much easier to 
deal with compared to a diaper.

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