[Tagging] Notary Office

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Tue Feb 7 17:56:47 UTC 2017

On 2/7/17 12:13 PM, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> yes, I can understand your frustration because apparently the makers
> of JOSM have hijacked the notaries and the numbers of "their" tag are
> now growing quite fast, due to the prevalence of JOSM. ;-)
> Please, take a step back and look at both tags, without insisting on
> the "first come first served" rule, are there really good arguments to
> tag notaries as subclass of lawyers? Why is a different "main tag"
> worse (in other words, say the same with one tag rather than 2, do not
> require "exotic" subtags like lawyer=* to be looked at)?
thing is, notaries may be found at banks, at lawyer's offices and many
other places in the US. office=notary just seems wrong to me, they're
rarely standalone in my experience.


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