[Tagging] Pre-RFC: shop=stationery, shop=office_supplies

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Tue Oct 21 00:34:19 UTC 2014


When I think of a stationery shop, I think of something like a FedEx Office
minus the copiers and shipping.  When I think of an office supply store, I
think of something like Office Depot, Office Max or Staples, which also
sell office furniture, computers, adding machines, filing cabinets, etc.

On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 7:01 PM, Matthijs Melissen <info at matthijsmelissen.nl
> wrote:

> Dear all,
>
> 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
> shop=office_supplies.
>
> -- Matthijs
>
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