[Tagging] About the diaper key

Satoshi IIDA nyampire at gmail.com
Tue Jun 18 02:45:07 UTC 2019

As my small contribution, switched to changing_table in a baby care
proposal page~

2019年6月17日(月) 5:44 Rory <rory at technomancy.org>:

> Hi,
> On Wed, 12 Jun 2019 16:14:59 +0200, Valor Naram wrote:
> > the proposal at
> > https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/changing_table has
> > been accepted now and I can start with the post-vote process and
> > creating a wiki page. The property Key:changing_table success the
> > Key:diaper for now but we or at least I have to deal with the question
> > "What's going on with the diaper key". The answer seems clear:
> > Key:diaper is now superseded by Key:changing_table. While it's the part
> > you CAN definetly answer with ease. The second part properly not. "What
> > do we do with the POIs having the Key:diaper?"
> >
> > I am very excited about hearing your ideas since some of you noted that
> > just replacing the diaper key and its values with the key and the values
> > of the new key can be problematic.
> I suggest finding data consumers (people/apps/sites/software which uses
> the existing `diaper` tag), and talking to them about supporting the new
> `changing_table` tag. Likewise talk to data contributors (editing
> software) and talk them into supporting your new scheme.
> I really don't think a mechanical edit to change all is a good idea. You
> can't rely on all data consumers to read all lists & wiki pages, and you
> risk a data consumer re-adding the `diaper` tag.
> If no-one's using the `diaper` tag, then why not make or encourage data
> consumers to support it?
> Rory
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Satoshi IIDA
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