[Tagging] branch=* tag to specify the particular branch of a chain of stores/amenities
davey at incanberra.com.au
Thu Apr 28 01:26:28 BST 2011
On Thu, 2011-04-28 at 07:34 +0800, Eugene Alvin Villar wrote:
> According to http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:brand
> "The brand=* is a larger entity that a place advertises itself as part of"
> Which means that you put "Burger King" or "Barclay's" or "McDonald's"
> into the brand tag.
I thought in this case, we use operator=* ?
>From wiki.. The operator tag is used to name a company, corporation,
person or any other entity who is in charge of the operation of a
certain map object.
I think the branch/location could simply be added to the name tag.
operator=Bank of the Philippines
name=Bank of the Philippines Almanza Uno Las Piñas
This is for example how I tag chain restaurants, with the
location/branch appended to the name tag.
> We put into the branch tag the branch name. Look at this webpage
> listing the branches of Bank of the Philippine Islands in my city:
> The branch names are those names in bold like "Almanza", "Almanza Uno
> Las Piñas", and "SM Southmall Express Center". These branch names are
> prominently displayed in the signboard of the bank outlet. So we put
> "Bank of the Philippine Islands" into brand=* (or usually name=*) then
> "Almanza" into branch=*.
> On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 7:17 AM, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer
> <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 2011/4/27 Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com>:
> >> On 4/27/2011 1:27 PM, Eugene Alvin Villar wrote:
> >>> Hi all,
> >>> What do guys think of using branch=* to specify the particular branch
> >>> or outlet of a chain of stores/amenities?
> >> I think the standard is brand=*.
> > yes, this is also used for gas stations.
> > cheers,
> > Martin
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