[OSM-talk] Public notary (Map feature POI proposal)
John F. Eldredge
john at jfeldredge.com
Tue Jan 12 04:13:19 GMT 2010
You also have the fact that a "licensed professional" may work elsewhere than at an office. For example, a medical doctor may work at an office; the same doctor may also work at a hospital.
John F. Eldredge -- john at jfeldredge.com
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From: John Smith <deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2010 13:23:21
To: Steve Bennett<stevagewp at gmail.com>
Cc: <talk at openstreetmap.org>
Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] Public notary (Map feature POI proposal)
2010/1/12 Steve Bennett <stevagewp at gmail.com>:
> On Sat, Jan 9, 2010 at 12:54 PM, Stephen Hope <slhope at gmail.com> wrote:
>> If I go to a tattooist, he doesn't sell me any goods, he provides a
>> service. But I would call that shop, not an office. On the other
>> hand, I can buy stuff at places that I would consider to be offices.
>> My vet sells medicines, special dog food, etc, and I've been to an
>> accountant/lawyer's office who had a couple of related items (business
>> software, tax books, etc) they stocked as a service for their
>> customers. I don't think there can be a rule based just on whether
>> you can buy goods - maybe it should be "where exchange of goods is not
>> the primary purpose"?
>> I can't easily give you a rule as to what an office is, but I can tell
>> one when I see it :)
> IMHO, business=* would work better and cause less hand-wringing over
> where the line is. My apologies if I've already suggested this.
so we end up with an equally useless category of business in addition
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