[Tagging] Deprecate healthcare=centre

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Sun Jan 10 15:01:53 UTC 2021

Jan 10, 2021, 15:15 by t.pfeifer at computer.org:

> 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.

Redefining will not change how this tag is actually used.

If it is "been used for almost any kind of healthcare facility" then it is not better
than healthcare=yes

And nothing important was lost, "centre" meaning was imprecise and unclear
anyway unlike some other used values.
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