[Tagging] Pre-proposal: Newsagent / Kiosk / Tobacco / TIcket shop

Matthijs Melissen info at matthijsmelissen.nl
Sun Nov 3 19:41:48 UTC 2013

On 3 November 2013 15:31, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2013/11/3 Matthijs Melissen <info at matthijsmelissen.nl>
>> What about a shop like this?
>> http://www.hit.de/regional/partner_image/071/071_Lotto_Shop.jpg

> IMHO this is a kind of newsstand or travel supplies shop, offering usually
> candies, drinks, newspapers, magazines, tobacco and certain kinds of books,
> and also lotto, but "lotto" isn't their main purpose (maybe I'm too
> egocentric here, because I hardly ever play lotto).

In other words, we cannot simply follow how the shop calls itself,
because this shop does call itself a 'lotto shop'. I agree that the
lotto is not the main purpose of this shop.

> In OSM I'd tag this
> either newsagent or tobacco (adding a sell:tobacco in the case of
> newsagent).

So the situation seems to be similar to the Netherlands, where either
of these tags would also make sense.

-- Matthijs

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