[Tagging] Galleries versus art shops

Matthijs Melissen info at matthijsmelissen.nl
Mon Feb 15 00:35:40 UTC 2016

On 15 February 2016 at 01:29, Max <abonnements at revolwear.com> wrote:
> I see two reasons why it would make sense:
> 1. the word gallery alone seems to cause so much confusion because of
> its ambiguity.
> 2. if we depreciate tourism=gallery and introduce
> amenity=contemporary_art_gallery it would make it clear which tag is
> old and should be carefully reevaluated or is a new one following the
> new scheme.

What do others think of this point?

I think the second issue is a bigger problem for shop=art, as this tag
is currently mainly used for galleries, and only sporadically for art
shops. Should we also invent a new tag?

-- Mattijs

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