[Tagging] Ace Hardware

Bryce Nesbitt bryce2 at obviously.com
Tue Sep 3 17:46:42 UTC 2013


On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 10:28 AM, Richard Welty <rwelty at averillpark.net>wrote:

>  i might look up hardware or hardware store. i probably wouldn't
> specify brand/franchise, but i'd want to see it in the results, e.g.
>
> Name                             Franchise               Distance/Direction
> Tremont Hardware         Ace Hardware         1.3 miles NE
> Country True Value        True Value              5.1 miles SW
> Home Despot                 Home Despot          5 miles W
>

Indeed.  And that "Franchise" detail can be inferred from the URL alone:
https://hdcontent.homedepot.com/StoreAssets/StoreMaps/0627.pdf
http://stores.*lowes*.com/*lowes*/cgi/site?site=2851<http://taginfo.openstreetmap.us/tags/?key=url&value=http%3A%2F%2Fstores.lowes.com%2Flowes%2Fcgi%2Fsite%3Fsite%3D2851>
In one neat package you have a mechanism to both have richer data, and to
flag obsolete data.


One could leave all the heavy lifting to the URL:

website=http://jobs.chipotle.com/search/00697


Or try and use ref:

operator=Chipotle
ref=697

With some external lookup for all the various data that can be inferred
from a store identifier.
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