[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - wedding_reception

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Wed Jun 24 08:17:13 UTC 2015

On 24/06/2015 3:46 PM, John Willis wrote:
> + 1 to everything below said by Marc
> Wedding reception is the name of the party, not the mappable venue.
A particular kind of 'party'.

> There are wedding themed event halls all over japan - they love the 
> idea of a western wedding in a "church" (they all are fake churches) - 
>  but are used for non-wedding events too. My school has a 
> parent-teacher dinner at one.
> There has to be an "event space" that is meant for smaller facilities 
> - I dont care about renting a stadium or a civic center if im looking 
> for an event space for a wedding or an office party.
> Javbw
> On Jun 24, 2015, at 2:22 PM, Marc Gemis <marc.gemis at gmail.com 
> <mailto:marc.gemis at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> 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 ?

Humm... fine point.
>> 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.
Such as;

I'll change the proposal into a property rather than a key:value.


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