[Tagging] Fast Food Restaurants

Tac Tacelosky tacman at gmail.com
Tue May 28 23:06:04 UTC 2013

Thanks.  I'm actually using taginfo to prepopulate a dropdown form,
but not displaying the frequencies, which I guess I need to do.

I also see things like


which makes sense, but I doubt is "right".

Are there any punctuation restrictions on tags?  In particular, commas
could be problematic for storing a list of tags as a single string.


On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 6:52 PM, Richard Welty <rwelty at averillpark.net> wrote:
> On 5/28/13 6:19 PM, Tac Tacelosky wrote:
>> name=Subway
>> amenity=restaurant
>> cuisine=fast_food
>> OR
>> name=Subway
>> amenity=fast_food
>> cuisine=sandwiches
> the second one is what you would get with a JOSM
> preset so that's the way i've always entered them.
> the JOSM preset does give sandwich, not sandwiches
> for cuisine
> and the case (all lower case) and the _ are necessary
> as that's what is recognized by all the data consumers.
> you can, of course, be creative and do whatever you
> want, but if you want it to be effective, used the
> standard tagging.
> richard
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