[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - wedding_reception

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Wed Jun 24 12:53:41 UTC 2015

I have addressed this issue .. and changed the proposal to a property 

Please read the proposal as it now stands...


There is little there at the moment, some 500 words.
On 24/06/2015 10:15 PM, John Eldredge wrote:
> As a native speaker of English, I agree with you. A wedding reception 
> is an event, not a place, and other types of receptions (events) are 
> likely to use the same space. The location would best be tagged 
> reception_area or reception_hall.
> -- 
> John F. Eldredge -- john at jfeldredge.com
> "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate 
> cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." -- Martin Luther King, Jr.
> On June 24, 2015 12:24:25 AM Marc Gemis <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 ?
>> 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

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