[Tagging] RFD tag:shop=camera?

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Sat Jun 6 01:56:18 UTC 2015

On 6/06/2015 11:13 AM, pmailkeey . wrote:
> On 5 June 2015 at 06:01, Marc Gemis <marc.gemis at gmail.com 
> <mailto:marc.gemis at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 4:14 AM, John Willis <johnw at mac.com
>     <mailto:johnw at mac.com>> wrote:
>         Don't confuse searching for an object with how they are
>         sorted/labeled/and represented - nor forget about the
>         inflexibility in OSM/-carto to get them represented
>         differently. (Take-out bag?) Or support regional renderings
>         (buddhist shrines do not use the buddhist wheel in Japan, but
>         thats what they get)
>     You might know the French made their own rendering of
>     OpenStreetMap data. They have a baguette for a bakery instead of
>     the bagel icon. They also have decicated icons for their railway
>     stations, mail offices, etc. It would be a good thing when e.g.
>     the Japanese community would set up their own server, with focus
>     on what they find important and with typical icons for their
>     culture. When it would appear on osm.org <http://osm.org> as an
>     alternative layer that would even be greater.
>     regards
> I have absolutely no objection to locals using their own language 
> names for things but having different icons is surely not a benefit ?

It is to the locals.
e.g. They may not see 'fast food' as a hamburger!
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