[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - amenity=courier

muzirian muzirian at gmail.com
Fri Mar 10 09:57:26 UTC 2017


I know there are places which privatized post offices and we can use post
offices tag for them.But these facilities which I am talking about arent
post offices and they co exist at places where post offices only state
owned.

On Friday, March 10, 2017, John F. Eldredge <john at jfeldredge.com> wrote:

> We already have an "amenity=post_office" tag.  I note that the wiki page
> for that tag includes an operator subtag, for if the post office is
> operated by a private company rather than a government agency. The United
> States Postal Service is quasi-governmental; the US Constitution calls for
> its establishment, and there are laws that apply specifically to it, but it
> is self-funded by selling its services, not funded by the Federal
> government.
>
> On 03/09/2017 04:49 PM, Warin wrote:
>
> In this case I would tag it "office=courier" with the description "An
> office where goods are sent/received".
> The tag 'operator' can be used to specify the firm.
>
> I would not use amenity.
>
> On 10-Mar-17 01:26 AM, muzirian wrote:
>
> By courier I meant a place where you can sent and receive parcels and
> mail, like post office.
>
> On Thursday, March 9, 2017, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','61sundowner at gmail.com');>> wrote:
>
>> On 08-Mar-17 08:42 PM, muzirian wrote:
>>
>>> A company that transports commercial packages and documents.
>>>
>>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:amenity%3Dcourier
>>>
>>>
>> What physical feature are you mapping?
>>
>> The description says "A company.." Companies are legal entities ... not
>> physical features.
>>
>>
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