[OSM-talk] amenity=doctor or amenity=doctors ? [tagging]

Dave Stubbs osm.list at randomjunk.co.uk
Sun Feb 22 13:09:16 GMT 2009

2009/2/20 Andrew Chadwick (email lists) <andrewc-email-lists at piffle.org>:
> amenity=doctors was proposed, but died due to lack of love.
> Nevertheless, JOSM has chosen to implement it, as has t at h (I think).
>  * http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/GP_Surgery
>  * amenity=doctors
>  * tag usage: 1528 nodes or ways as of 2009-02-20
> amenity=doctor has since been proposed, and is dying due to lack of
> love. It was apparently RFCed on 2008-09-06, but I haven't been able to
> find any evidence in the archives.
>  * http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Doctor
>  * amenity=doctor
>  * tag usage: 265 nodes or ways as of 2009-02-20
> I think this is a notable, relevant, and verifiable thing to have on
> Tag_features. Shall I merge the two, spit out a proper proposal and
> description and get it all voted on properly, or just get on with it and
> add it and update the osmdb accordingly with a bot?

You could just /not/ run a bot on it. Seriously, these tag correcting
bots can be really annoying. As long as it's documented both ways it
can be trivially implemented both ways.


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