[Tagging] Offices/non-shop businesses

Emilie Laffray emilie.laffray at gmail.com
Wed Jan 27 11:58:31 GMT 2010

2010/1/27 Liz <edodd at billiau.net>

> On Wed, 27 Jan 2010, Woll Newall wrote:
> > Does anyone have any suggestions for tagging business that are not
> > shops?
> >
> > 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.
> >
> I've started "office=" tags
> and have put in something simple for what I have found
> office=accountant
> office=solicitor
> office=secretarial services
> office=insurance
> I do find that some period of experimental tagging helps me sort out what
> categories are going to be useful. I'm not capable of putting together a
> fully-fledged proposal for every sort of office I'm likely to find from the
> start.

What you have done looks good. I think it makes sense.

Emilie Laffray
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