[Tagging] branch=* tag to specify the particular branch of a chain of stores/amenities

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 28 03:45:10 BST 2011

On 4/27/2011 7:32 PM, Alex Mauer wrote:
> On 04/27/2011 06:17 PM, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer wrote:
>>> I think the standard is brand=*.
>> yes, this is also used for gas stations.
> That’s a different thing, I think.
> branch=* is presumably an identifier for a specific instance of a chain,
> where a ref is not appropriate.

Yes, I forgot to look at the links. Is there a reason ref isn't 
appropriate? I've used ref for store numbers; would this be used when 
there's both a number and a name?

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