[Tagging] Draft - Vegetarian/Vegan

Markus Lindholm markus.lindholm at gmail.com
Tue Feb 15 20:31:33 GMT 2011

On 14/02/2011, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2011/2/14 Tom Chance <tom at acrewoods.net>:
>> Hello,
>> Please read and comment on my draft proposal to improve our tagging of
>> vegetarian and vegan food:
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Vegetarian
>> I want to use something more sophisticated than "cuisine=vegetarian" for
>> restaurants, cafes and shops.
> I am not an expert in this field, but maybe it would be better to do
> it the other way round: yes/strictly, i.e. vegetarian=yes implies
> available while vegetarian=strictly implies that no meat has ever been
> fried in their pans ;-)
> AFAIK there is quite a lot of differentiation in the vegetarian
> community (e.g. Ovo, lacto, ovo-lacto, veganism, raw veganism,
> fruitarianism, buddhist vegetarianism) if you are an expert in this
> field, maybe you could extend the proposal to take this into account?

Aren't attributes like that more suitable to describe a person than a
restaurant. I mean a person can follow a ovo-lacto diet, but find hard
to think there would be a restaurant where every meal on the menu
would be an ovo-lacto vegetarian meal.


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