[Tagging] What values of 'emergency=' should be on the main Map features page?
mark+osm at carnildo.com
Sat Jan 18 19:44:10 UTC 2020
On Sat, 18 Jan 2020 22:18:10 +0900
Joseph Eisenberg <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> Should we remove some of the rare values of "emergency=" which have
> got into Map Features?
> ) =fire_hose "A high-pressure hose used to carry water or other fire
> retardant (such as foam) to a fire to extinguish it." - 1115 uses
> - Uncertain: rather rare tag, though it does not seem to have any
Keep it. Fixed hoses are quite common in large buildings. However,
like most indoor features, they're not mapped very often.
> ) =landing_site "Preselected flat area for a helicopter to land in an
> emergency" 2543 uses
> - Uncertain: the tag aeroway=helipad is more common, and the
> distinction is unclear
This is an emergency=landing_site: it's a section of parking lot that's
been surveyed as having sufficient clearance for a medivac helicopter
This is an aeroway=helipad: it's a dedicated helicopter landing area,
designed and marked as such.
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