[Tagging] service= tag confusion

johnw johnw at mac.com
Mon Oct 20 03:21:41 UTC 2014

There are several other uses of the service key, like on waterway=canal + service=irrigation. 

So there must be other tags where the documentation exists for the other uses of the service tag only with the parent key. 


On Oct 20, 2014, at 11:22 AM, Jack Burke <burkejf3 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello, all.
> I'm a little confused over a wiki-documented use of the service= tag.  On
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:shop%3Dcar_repair
> it indicates that service= is a valid supplementary tag, with several specified values.
> However, on the wiki page for the service tag
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:service
> it only mentions its use for highways, railways and waterways.
> Is service a valid tag to use with shop=car_repair, and the wiki page for service is deficient?  Or is the wiki page for shop=car_repair in error?
> Regards,
> Jack
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