[Tagging] Pet supplies store but doesn't sell animals

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 12 03:31:37 BST 2011

On 12 June 2011 02:33, Serge Wroclawski <emacsen at gmail.com> wrote:
> The problem with these types of proposals, of N levels of depth of a
> tag, is that they quickly become complex, and thus get unused.
> You, Dr. Who, are proposing changing shop=pets to now:
> shop=pets
> animals:fish=yes
> and
> shop=pets
> animals=no

There is a good reason I mentioned fish, they seem to be the only
pets/animals sold in some shops these days.

> The logical conclusion is:
> shop=pets
> animals:cats=yes
> animals:reptiles=gecko;snakes
> supplies:cat_food=dry;canned
> supplies:fish=block;flakes;filters;nets
> supplies:fish:treasure_chest=no
> ...

I don't see a problem with this except to prove your point you made
things excessively specific, but I don't see a problem with more
general forms, how is this any different than tagging the types of
fuel sold at amenity=fuel?

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