I agree that bear_box is clearer. Most food storage is not bear-proof. If there are other food storage options that are simply racoon-proof or squirrel-proof, they can be tagged differently, but I'm not aware of any of these.
On 8/22/19, JS <grimpeu...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > Am 22. August 2019 03:41:08 MESZ schrieb Rob Savoye <r...@senecass.com>: >>On 8/21/19 7:27 PM, Paul Johnson wrote: >> >>> For someone who is not familiar with the term 'bear box' it may >>> sound like bears are stored in there. > That would seem like a rather odd idea. Why would a bear be stored in a box, > and even more so at a camping site? > >>> "Food storage box" might be better? >> >> Actually something like that is probably a better term. I think 'bear >>box' only because that's the term I'm familiar with. > > I find "bear box" a pretty instructive term. More generic terms don't seem > to catch the idea of protecting food from animals quite as well. The boxes > were developed against bears and thus got their named. Also, from my Jack > London influenced imagination, I immediately understood what we're talking > about here. Thus, I'd go for "bear box=yes/no", even in areas where there > are no bears. > > _______________________________________________ > Tagging mailing list > Tagging@openstreetmap.org > https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging > _______________________________________________ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging