[Tagging] Tagging specialized head lice removal salons

Lisbeth Salander lisbeths at gmx.us
Sat Aug 15 20:13:49 UTC 2020


On Fri, 14 Aug 2020, Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Yeah, we try to avoid putting two top-level tags on the same object
> because
> of nasal demons: http://catb.org/jargon/html/N/nasal-demons.html

That's awfully pessimistic, but I see your point. I suppose having some
hairdressers rendered as generic healthcare providers will be
confusing... and no general-purpose renderer will adapt to something as
minor as this. So I'll relent.

I'd really like a tag we could use for both hairdressers and
specialists, but unless we find a less monstrous version of
lice_removal_treatment_on_premise=yes I'll let it go.

On Fri, 14 Aug 2020, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:

> Maybe it’s because I am not an English native speaker, but I would
> expect something more than a head lice removal treatment place or a
> speech therapist when I see healthcare=clinic. I would see it as
> misleading promising a „clinic“ to the map user just to find out that
> it is a head lice removal or speech therapist
I'm in the same boat, actually. In Spanish these are never called
"clinics", they're either "centros de eliminación de piojos" (lice
elimination centres) or "peluquerías de piojos" (lice hairdressers).

I don't know what's the expectation in English-speaking countries, but I
find it difficult to categorise this as a clinic. I'm not even sure if
they operate under the same laws as speech therapists and typical
clinics in Spain; I think not.

The only reason I even proposed healthcare is because, well, it /is/ a
hygiene and health problem... and both amenity and shop seemed too generic.

On Fri, 14 Aug 2020, Graeme Fitzpatrick <graemefitz1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've just had a hip replacement done, so saw the orthopaedic surgeon
> this week for a follow up. While I was waiting, his receptionist took
> a call, & had to tell the caller that "I'm sorry, Dr doesn't work on
> wrists. He specialises in hips & knees"
How would we map that? healthcare=orthopaedics +
healthcare:speciality=hips;knees?
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