[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - wedding_reception

Marc Gemis marc.gemis at gmail.com
Wed Jun 24 05:22:31 UTC 2015


I don't know any place like that in Belgium. Places where wedding
receptions take place typically also allow for other parties such as
wedding anniversaries, etc. Actually any gathering where food and drinks
are involved. They are called "feestzaal" (party room) in Dutch. I would
not use the tag wedding_reception for those.
 I need a more general tag for those places.

As a non-native speaker, "wedding_reception" sounds more for the event, not
for the room in which the event takes place. Am I mistaken on this ?

Whenever the church has a dedicated room for gatherings (typically used
after funerals, not s much for weddings) it is called a "parochiezaal"
(parish room). Can't use this tag for them I guess.

I would love to see a general tag for a place that is available for rent
and where drinks and foods are served. The menu is typically agreed upon
beforehand.

regards

m

On Wed, Jun 24, 2015 at 2:16 AM, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Following my concern with the proposed 'reception' values being missused
> as wedding receptions, I am proposing the new value of 'wedding_reception'.
> There are very few of these in the OSM data base, but they do exist in fair
> numbers in the world.
>
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/wedding_reception
>
> A Wedding Reception provides a place where a social event, involving the
>  bride and groom, is held after the completion of a marriage ceremony.
> It is held as hospitality for those who have attended the wedding.
>
>
>
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