[Tagging] shop=marine RFC

Dave Swarthout daveswarthout at gmail.com
Mon Mar 14 07:26:47 UTC 2016


You are probably correct, as far as the OED is concerned. IMO that term is
a bit old fashioned. I see most of those ship_chandler shops are in Europe
which doesn't surprise me. In the U.S. the term "marine" or "marine
supplies" is much more common. Taginfo reports shop=marine occurs 99 times
worldwide. By the way, the term chandler is a derivation of candler, a shop
that sells candles.

But I don't have a strong opinion on this. More just an observation.

On Mon, Mar 14, 2016 at 2:20 PM, Malcolm Herring <
malcolm.herring at btinternet.com> wrote:

> The common name for such shops is "chandler". This is more specific to the
> type of shop you want to tag. "marine" is too broad a term
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Dave Swarthout
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