[Tagging] Propose the tag shop=military_surplus

fly lowflight66 at googlemail.com
Thu Dec 12 21:38:29 UTC 2013

On 06.12.2013 14:25, Dan S wrote:
> 2013/12/6 Axelos <gnulos at laposte.net>:
>> Hello
>> Le 05/12/2013 12:16, SomeoneElse a écrit :
>>> Axelos wrote:
>>>> I proposed the tag shop=military_surplus for the shops selling used
>>>> military equipment.
>>>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Military_surplus
>>> If you think that it makes sense to tag a particular shop that way just go
>>> ahead and use it.  You can use any tags you like.  Taginfo can see 9 others
>>> so far:
>>> http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/search?q=military+surplus#values
>>> You can also have a look in taginfo for other possible "shop values" that
>>> might apply - it could be that one of those is used by people instead of
>>> "military_surplus".
>>> Cheers,
>>> Andy
>> The wiki is not intended to suggest tags to make homogeneous the database ?
> Yes, but proposing/voting is not really important for simple cases
> like this - you want to tag shop=military_surplus, you should go ahead
> - there's no need to make big formalities of it, people use all sorts
> of shop=* tags. If you want to make a wiki page for that tag, please
> do make a wiki page, but don't feel you need to add rfc/voting/etc to
> it. I'd suggest you remove the "{{Proposal_Page}}" template, and carry
> on mapping :)

It is still better to document the tags you do use in the wiki and the
proposal name space is the place for it. This does not mean that you
will ever start voting but as long as the tags are not approved through
major usage the page mentioned above should just link to the proposal.

My 2 cents


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