[Tagging] Jewelry/jewellery shops

malenki osm_ at malenki.ch
Sun Jan 24 00:55:02 UTC 2016

Am Thu, 14 Jan 2016 08:33:55 +0100
schrieb Stephan Knauss
<osm at stephans-server.de>:

> On 13.01.2016 23:46, Matthijs Melissen wrote:
> > We currently use British English for almost all OSM tags. Jewellery
> > shops however are typically tagged with the American English variant
> > shop=jewelry (20083 occurrences), and hardly ever with the British
> > English variant shop=jewellery (187 occurrences). Editors and data
> > consumers only support the American variant.  
> so I propose to accept it as it is. It is accepted tagging. Keep in
> mind that we don't have any formal "approval" process for tagging. If 
> something is in active use then it is considered approved.
> The benefit to have any different spelling is small to non-existent.


A change would cause a lot of work for a very small gain, if any.


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