[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - parking=storage: additional values for key parking

Jan van Bekkum jan.vanbekkum at gmail.com
Sun Mar 1 15:46:02 UTC 2015


I have adapted the proposal to reflect the results of this discussion.

Met vriendelijke groet/with kind regards,

*Jan van Bekkum*
www.DeEinderVoorbij.nl

On Tue, Feb 24, 2015 at 1:53 AM, johnw <johnw at mac.com> wrote:

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> On Feb 24, 2015, at 2:26 AM, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>
> wrote:
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> a restaurant doesn't "sell food" as its main activity, it provides a
> service (cooking and table service, offering nice dishes and ambience,
> etc.).
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> Martin - you always have a very keen eye for exactly the right word usage.
> You are right.
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> it sells *cooked* food to consume, so it sells meals - dishes.  and in the
> price of the food is an implicit agreement that you are allowed to be on
> the premises to consume it, for the most part.
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> I rarely go to a restaurant for admiring it’s atmosphere - if it din’t
> sell meals, I wouldn’t be there.
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> A butcher or a market’s primary purpose sells raw ingredients - “food” -
>  in order to make meals.
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> But that is still a shop that sells meals. but the change of this word has
> no bearing on the argument I laid out.
>
> The toilets, the parking, smoking area, the benches, the baby changing
> station - maybe even the “bar” in the restaurant are amenities of the the
> restaurant -
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> rather than looking at the restaurant as an amenity of the neighborhood.
>
> Amenities are part of a location - and the location is a shop. OSM seems
> to have shifted it’s tagging focus from city level to street and now to
> building level, as more and more data types are discussed.
>
> look at the tags discussed here - water taps being the most contentious
> for the past month or so - it is mapping these small “location” amenities.
>
> the tagging structure should reflect that change of focus - and
> classifying some shops as shops and some as amenities is quite confusing
> and goes against the more narrow focus.
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>
> Javbw
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