[Tagging] Pre-RFC: shop=mall versus shop=shopping_centre

Volker Schmidt voschix at gmail.com
Tue Oct 21 07:00:02 UTC 2014


Paul,

according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mall your first two examples are
malls, the third one would not be a mall.

Volker

On 21 October 2014 07:57, Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:

> I'm thinking this is a shopping mall
> <http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/83/Eaton_Centre_HDR_style.jpg>,
> and this is a shopping center
> <http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/51/Strip_Mall_Troy.jpg>.
> Not to be confused with a mall <http://i.imgur.com/MDVBYKF.jpg>.
>
> On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 7:00 PM, Matthijs Melissen <
> info at matthijsmelissen.nl> wrote:
>
>> Dear all,
>>
>> We have currently two tags with a closely related, if not identical,
>> meaning: shop=mall (26 643 instances) and shop=shopping_centre (182
>> instances).
>>
>> Is there a difference between these two tags, or should we deprecate
>> shop=shopping_centre in favour of shop=mall?
>>
>> -- Matthijs
>>
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