[Tagging] Add amenity=childcare to Map Features?

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Tue Aug 27 03:29:40 UTC 2019

Anyone else have any opinion, in favor or against adding
amenity=childcare to the wiki page Map Features, and to

If there are any concerns, I can make a proposal to discuss it fully,
but if no one objects after 2 weeks, then I will add it. (Unless
anyone objects to this process)

On 8/25/19, Valor Naram <valinora at gmx.net> wrote:
> why not. Babykarte has also support for `amenity=childcare`
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: [Tagging] Add amenity=childcare to Map Features?
> From: Joseph Eisenberg
> To: "Tag discussion, strategy and related tools"
> CC:
>> The tag amenity=childcare is fairly popular (used 17,000 times), and
>> it's supported by the iD editor and the Openstreetmap-carto rendering.
>> Should this tag be added to the wiki page Map Features?
>> The original proposal wasn't supported because some people thought
>> that amenity=kindergarten should be used for all types of childcare,
>> not only preschools/kindergartens. This seems to be the common
>> situatoin in Germany, but may not match they types of daycare /
>> childcare / preschool facilities available in other countries. For
>> example, in the USA most preschools do not take older children after
>> school; such after-school care is usually provided by separate
>> programs.
>> Wiki page: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:amenity%3Dchildcare
>> Proposal: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/childcare
>> Compare to Kindergarten:
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:amenity%3Dkindergarten
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