[Tagging] Replace the "DecoTurf" value
61sundowner at gmail.com
Sat Jun 13 07:51:05 UTC 2020
On 13/6/20 7:03 am, Steve Lee wrote:
> "DecoTurf" is not a common name, but a brand name. It is also not a
> genericized trademark. We may need a broader term to classify
> surfaces. "Hardcourt" seems to be used exclusively for tennis courts,
> literally does not refer to a certain material. However, most of
> hardcourt surface are acrylic based, which is one of the ITF's
> classification of tennis court surface types. So I think "acrylic" is
> a suitable value to classify the surface of the courts.
Acrylic I tend to associate with paint and plastics.
From satellite imagery I simply used 'paved' where I can determine it
is not a 'natural' surface.
Only some ~600 uses of DecoTurf.
Only some ~20 uses of Hardcourt.
Surface is used some 31,000,000 times so the above 2 may not be rendered
anyway being such a small proportion.. possibly lumped into 'paved' if
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