Dormitories are rooms with multiple beds, usually bunk beds and associated with youth hostels, certainly not suitable for student accommodation where there is typically one student in a room, maybe two but they are certainly not dormitories.
Phil (trigpoint ) On Sat Sep 20 2014 23:12:24 GMT+0100 (BST), Eugene Alvin Villar wrote: > On 9/20/14, Dan S <danstowell+...@gmail.com> wrote: > > 2014-09-19 15:52 GMT+01:00 Tobias Knerr <o...@tobias-knerr.de>: > > I still prefer (d) though if building=dormitory becomes widely > > accepted then I guess I shall have to swallow that loss for British > > english! > > Wouldn't be the first time if ever: > http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:sport%3Dsoccer > > That said, to me dormitories may also apply to other institutionalized > housing such as housing for staff of a manufacturing plant. Although I > admit that dormitories are primarily for students in my understanding. > This ambiguity can be resolved by careful definition in the Wiki if > ever people accept *=dormitory. > > _______________________________________________ > Tagging mailing list > Tagging@openstreetmap.org > https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging > -- Sent from my Jolla _______________________________________________ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging