[Tagging] Pre-RFC: shop=stationery, shop=office_supplies
clifford at snowandsnow.us
Tue Oct 21 00:17:53 UTC 2014
On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 5:01 PM, Matthijs Melissen <info at matthijsmelissen.nl
> We have currently two tags with a closely related, if not identical,
> meaning: shop=stationery (8038 instances) and shop=office_supplies
> (177 instances).
> Is there a difference between these two tags, or should we deprecate
> shop=office_supplies in favour of shop=stationery?
> For example, Staples, a large multinational stationery/office supplies
> shop is tagged 380 times as shop=stationery and 48 times as
Before I read the wiki, I thought office_supplies would be a better
description to shops like Staples. However, wiki clearly says
shop=stationery includes office supply stores such as Staples and Office
JOSM and iD have presets for shop=stationary. In iD there is no results for
office supplies. Office points to Office Depot which will tag it as
Based on history I agree that shop=office_supplies should be deprecated.
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