[OSM-dev] I've added some new shop values in Map Features

Matt Amos zerebubuth at gmail.com
Fri Oct 24 00:20:52 BST 2008


On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 10:21 PM, Richard Fairhurst
<richard at systemed.net> wrote:
> Ulf Lamping wrote:
>> I've added those, where I had a good understanding. There are still
>> some
>> tags where I'm still curious about, e.g. what is shop=general?
>
> A "general stores" is grocery+other stuff - so basic foodstuffs, some
> ironmongery (=DIY), some stationery, and so on. It's an old-fashioned
> UK shop that is sadly dying out in the age of the supermarket.

i would call that a shop=convenience. what distinction would you draw
between them, ronnie barker notwithstanding?

cheers,

matt




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