[Tagging] Deprecate healthcare=centre

Tom Pfeifer t.pfeifer at computer.org
Sun Jan 10 14:15:05 UTC 2021


On 10.01.2021 02:06, Joseph Eisenberg wrote:
> We should discourage the use of healthcare=centre because it has no more meaning than healthcare=yes 
> currently.
> 
> I've researched the tag healthcare=centre because this was being used in Germany to tag covid-19 
> vaccination sites.
> 
> Besides that use, it has been used for almost any kind of healthcare facility, from a village health 
> post with 1 or 2 community health workers (and no nurses or physicians), on up to a hospital with 
> surgical facilities and inpatient beds.

I see your point, but healthcare=centre has some merits. Thus I'd prefer refining to discouraging.

What we could do is to write a disambiguation section that recommends to check if the facility falls
in one of the categories that has more precise tagging, and use that instead.

tom



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