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

John F. Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Tue Oct 21 03:37:37 UTC 2014

I haven't noticed one for several years, but there used to be stores that specialized in selling greeting cards and small ornamental gifts. Hallmark greeting cards had a retail chain.

On October 20, 2014 7:34:19 PM CDT, Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:
>When I think of a stationery shop, I think of something like a FedEx
>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,
>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
>> shop is tagged 380 times as shop=stationery and 48 times as
>> shop=office_supplies.
>> -- Matthijs
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