[OSM-talk] [Diversity-talk] How do you mapping gender neutral toilets? What should the unisex tag mean?

Nicolás Alvarez nicolas.alvarez at gmail.com
Wed Apr 25 23:00:01 UTC 2018

2018-04-25 19:21 GMT-03:00 Tobias Knerr <osm at tobias-knerr.de>:
> On 25.04.2018 15:23, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
>> Unisex=yes is defined as a shortcut for male=yes + female=yes
> This may be a stupid question, but where are you all getting this
> definition from?
> I assumed the key already had the meaning that Rory is suggesting here.
> And at least on the Key:unisex and Tag:amenity=toilet wiki pages, I see
> nothing to contradict that.
> The former page mentions that the tag implies male=yes and female=yes,
> but "implies" should not be confused with "is equivalent to".

If most existing data is using unisex to mean "there are both male and
female toilets", then it doesn't matter one bit what the wiki says.
Reusing the tag to mean "there are gender-neutral toilets" will cause
confusion with that existing data.


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