[Tagging] Offices/non-shop businesses
woll at 2-Islands.com
Tue Jan 26 22:51:41 GMT 2010
Does anyone have any suggestions for tagging business that are not
I took a look in the wiki and the mailing lists but couldn't see
anything (which is a bit strange, I would have expected someone to
have asked before - maybe I looked for the wrong thing!).
I also took a quick look at the map/database in my local area but
couldn't see any such businesses tagged at all, so I couldn't learn
from example either.
I'm thinking of business that have offices/buildings, but they are not
shops open to the general public, so "shop=..." doesn't seem natural.
A software development company
A company that provides office cleaning services
A company that designs widgets
They have offices, but they are not "shops" because they don't open/
sell to the general public walking off the street.
The appropriate land-use tag is "commercial" (defined as
"Predominantly offices, business parks, etc."), so maybe such things
should be tagged commercial=software_development,
commercial=call_centre etc plus company name in the "name" tag?
Is anyone tagging such things and if so is there some kind of
consensus on how to tag them?
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