[Tagging] Tanning Salons

Clifford Snow clifford at snowandsnow.us
Sun Mar 14 18:35:36 UTC 2021


Simon - thanks for the feedback.

Would anyone care to offer some constructive feedback?

On Sun, Mar 14, 2021 at 11:20 AM Simon Poole <simon at poole.ch> wrote:

> This was already beaten to death the last time it was raised here.
>
> tl;dr
>
> - tanning salons are not beauty parlours (shop=beauty)
>
> - they are, often self-service, tanning facilities, that if moved to
> anywhere else, should be moved to amenity
>
> - iD being wrong is not an argument
>
> - yes they don't seem to exist in the states, so I would suggest simply
> not to map them, which should be -real- easy.
> Am 14.03.2021 um 18:38 schrieb Clifford Snow:
>
> The wiki [1] recommends tagging tanning salons as leisure=tanning_salon
> but also shows similar tagging as shop=beauty + beauty=tanning. I don't
> believe that JOSM has a tagging preset for tanning while iD
> uses shop=beauty + beauty=tanning.
>
> I'd like to recommend depreciation of leisure=tanning_salon in favor of
> shop=beauty + beauty=tanning for two reasons. First is that  shop=beauty +
> beauty=tanning has more uses and second and possibly more importantly
> tanning salons don't fit well with the majority of leisure values, like
> swimming pools, gardens, parks, golf courses.
>
> [1] https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:leisure%3Dtanning_salon
>
> Best,
> Clifford
>
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