[Tagging] suitable tag for garden and forest machinery shop

ael law_ence.dev at ntlworld.com
Wed Jun 22 07:15:12 BST 2011

On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 11:18:42AM +1000, Steve Bennett wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 2:37 AM, Mihkel Rämmel <rm87 at hot.ee> wrote:
> > If i'm not wrong then there seems to be no tag for shop that is specialised
> > in selling (and repairing) garden and forest machinery (lawnmovers,
> > chainsaws, trimming machines, etc.) and lightweight garden/forest tools like
> > saws, shovels, axes, etc. Can anyone suggest something better than
> > shop=garden_and_forest_machinery . I would make a proper proposal for it ,
> > but first I would like to have an understandable name under what to make
> > that proposal.
> Sounds pretty niche. If we don't want thousands of specific, niche
> tags, we need to group. Maybe shop=machinery, machinery=garden;forest

Perhaps the trade "group" might be used:
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:shop%3Dtrade although maybe 
in the current case it is not really aiming at "professionals"
as well as retail.

But it might form a template for another more suitable group:
I suppose shop=specialist, specialist = forestry|rat_extermination|...
or whatever. 


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