[Tagging] Subkeys like payment:*=yes/no? | Re: Country code value prefix? | Re: Feature Proposal - Voting - Tag:insurance:health

Mark Wagner mark+osm at carnildo.com
Fri Aug 2 10:30:40 UTC 2019


Won't work in the US, as values have a size limit of 255 bytes, and
there are more *insurance plans* than that in the US.  You might be
able to pack everything in by treating the value as a bitfield.

-- 
Mark

On Fri, 2 Aug 2019 16:52:22 +0900
Joseph Eisenberg <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com> wrote:

> I’m normally not in favor of semi-colon separated values, but this
> seems like a situation where it is better, since there would be
> hundreds or thousands of keys otherwise.
> 
> eg =Medicare;Medicaid;Blue_Cross (USA)
> =BPJS_Kesehatan;Papua_Sehat (Indonesia)
> 
> It will still be hard to keep this sort of data maintained, either
> way, in some countries, but it may work ok in places with only a
> handful of insurance options.
> 
> Joseph
> 
> On Fri, Aug 2, 2019 at 4:41 PM Simon Poole <simon at poole.ch> wrote:
> 
> >
> > Am 02.08.2019 um 09:26 schrieb Rory McCann:  
> > > On 02/08/2019 08:42, Warin wrote:  
> > >> It is possibly that some will only accept certain insurance
> > >> firms and reject others. I am thinking of insurance firms that
> > >> run some medical facilities.  
> > >
> > > We use subkeys for payment types (`payment:american_express=no`),
> > > wouldn't this work for insurance companies? `insurance:vhi=no`, or
> > > `insurance:health:vhi=no`?  
> >
> > The problem with this, just as with payment, that it creates a
> > (practically) unbounded list of keys, that rely on being able to do
> > a search on keys to be discoverable.
> >
> > Simon
> >
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