[Tagging] Fuel shops

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon Mar 23 11:23:46 UTC 2015

2015-03-23 11:02 GMT+01:00 Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com>:

> I agree with amenity=fuel + a subtag like these (if needed).
> This is not the way to go.
> An amenity is something the *general public* might like or use or want to
> visit. These little shops are definitely not that. They sell small
> quantities of fuel, usually 2 or 3 liters, to local motorcycle drivers. And
> the Wiki's definition of shop is: "A place selling retail products or
> services."  Too brief perhaps but it does allow for a wide range of
> additions.
> Meanwhile, until the renderers get smart, people are going to travel to
> these shops hoping to fill up their SUVs. This is exactly what I'm trying
> to avoid. I do not see why there is so much resistance to adding another
> value to the shop keys in existence.

completely agree, this is NOT something that should be done with subtagging.

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