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

Ulf Lamping ulf.lamping at googlemail.com
Tue Feb 24 13:09:48 GMT 2009

Dave Stubbs schrieb:
> 2009/2/24 Ulf Lamping <ulf.lamping at googlemail.com>:
>> Dave Stubbs schrieb:
>>>> 2. ... it is easier for new mappers to have one documented tag for one
>>>> feature, instead of having to choose...
>>> Fine, no problem. I said document both, not recommend both.
>> document both IS recommend both!
> amenity=doctors -> A doctor's surgery. <smaller>Note: people have also
> used amenity=doctor for this.</smaller>
> Wow. Hard.

Hmmm. And that is more helpful for anyone going to use this tag (mapping 
or rendering or ...) than simply saying:

amenity=doctors -> A doctor's surgery.


I don't think so ...

Regards, ULFL

P.S: I really hesitate to have a map features page that has more 
footnotes than a mobile phone contract.

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