[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - amenity=courier

muzirian muzirian at gmail.com
Fri Mar 10 17:37:13 UTC 2017


I aren't the reasons you listed are enough?
Also, post offices in US do offers services other than handling mail.
check http://about.usps.com/what-we-are-doing/gov-services/ and
http://pe.usps.com/text/dmm100/other-products-services.htm

On Fri, Mar 10, 2017 at 10:35 PM, John F. Eldredge <john at jfeldredge.com>
wrote:

> The services offered by post offices vary from country. Post offices in
> the US handle letters and packages, but don't offer any of the other
> services you mention. The main distinction in the USA is that "post office"
> conventionally refers only to offices of the United States Postal Service,
> which is quasi-governmental. A private company that rents out postboxes
> would be referred to as a "mail center". The private companies that offer
> package delivery are typically more expensive than the USPS, but are faster
> and more reliable about delivering on schedule.
>
>
>
>
> On March 10, 2017 7:02:12 AM Philip Barnes <phil at trigpoint.me.uk> wrote:
>
> On Friday, 10 March 2017, Paul Johnson wrote:
>>
>>> On Fri, Mar 10, 2017 at 4:04 AM, muzirian <muzirian at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> > The fact that people are relying these services more than post offices
>>> to
>>> > send/recieve things (which is the most important purpose) made me think
>>> > that they have the significance to be called as amenity, but it is
>>> > debatable. What i wish is to make a standard for them , no matter if
>>> its
>>> > tagged as amenity or office.
>>>
>>>
>>> That's my rationale for the amenity=post_office operator=* combination.
>>> They're functionally similar to functionally identical these days.
>>>
>>> Not really, you only go to a post office to send large items that is
>> very occadional if you are not running a business.
>>
>> A post office on the other hand is a bank, you go there to withdraw cash,
>> get foreign currency, tax your car, collect your pension, pick up
>> government forms, renew your passport.
>>
>> Phil (trigpoint)
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