[Tagging] Fuel shops
osm at stephans-server.de
Thu Mar 19 14:09:02 UTC 2015
On 19.03.2015 20:31, phil at trigpoint.me.uk wrote:
> However I can see nothing wrong with amenity=fuel, that is what it is in that part of the world . What turns amenity=fuel into a regular filling station is the building=roof.
There is a huge difference. You'll notice that if you end up with your
Diesel pickup in front of a amenity=fuel shelf out of Whiskey bottles
filled with gasoline. The quantity is even too small to substantially
fill up a car.
Those pumps from a barrel are fine for a car. We used them recently on a
trip near Doi Inthanon. Filling up 500 Baht of Diesel was no issue at all.
There is operator=independent.
I suggest this along with amenity=fuel for everything which is suitable
for filling up a car or small truck/pickup.
This is to differentiate from big brands like PTT which usually also
come with a convenience store/coffee shop.
Vending machines selling petrol for cars also fine.
The problem are vending machines only serving for motorbikes and those
I would like to avoid them being amenity=fuel as it is hard to convince
every western map-maker to query additional tags before deciding how to
render them. That tag is already too established without extra tags.
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