[Tagging] JOSM preset with strange tag values

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Fri Mar 4 20:19:51 UTC 2016

On 4/03/2016 8:58 PM, Marc Gemis wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 4, 2016 at 10:13 AM, Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Here in Chiang Mai motorcycle rental shops are common as well. Rentals from
>> a motorcycle dealer are not.
> Don't know much about motorcycles, but for caravans or campers it is
> not unusual that you can rent one in a shop. Although there are places
> that specialize in rental as well (usually only campers then). In case
> of a regular shop, the caravans/campers go on sale as second hand
> after 2 or 3 seasons.
> The decisions that have to be made to come up with a tagging scheme
> are more or less the same for bicycle, caravans, cars, moped or
> motorcycles that all can be bought, rented and need service.

Or, for example;
  sewing machines -slod, serviced, repaired.
mechanical watches and clocks can be sold, require service, repair

>   Some
> "shops" (or combinations thereof) might be more common than others
> depending on your location.

Because something has been in existence does not mean it cannot ever be changed!
Consider the power sub station ... that was gradually changed to a new tagging scheme.
There is little to no reason why 'sale' or any other tag cannot be changed for the better other than inertia.

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