[Tagging] emergency=no on hospitals is ambiguous

Andrew Errington erringtona at gmail.com
Sun Nov 3 07:57:37 UTC 2019

We have a local hospital. It is tiny and has no emergency room.


On 03/11/2019, Francesco Ansanelli <francians at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello list,
> I don't know is anybody wrote about this before, but I have noticed that
> the emergency tag changes meaning on hospitals and the result is weird:
> emergency tag indicate whether an emergency vehicle has access to the
> way/point, but on hospitals his value is about emergency rooms.
> I cannot imagine an hospital that disallowed access to emergency vehicles,
> but the editors by example forgot about this and indicate so...
> To avoid any ambiguity a rename could clarify the situation:
> emergency -> emergency_room
> On every hospital and we can assume emergency=yes on them (it's hard to me
> to imagine a place that is emergency=no btw).
> What do you think?
> Cheers,
> Francesco

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