[Tagging] Can OSM become a geospacial database?

Dave F davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
Wed Dec 5 21:51:09 UTC 2018

Going off topic, but you /can/ tag it as "shop=salumeria", it will still 
be searchable & will be displayed on the standard map with its name & a dot.


On 05/12/2018 21:26, Sergio Manzi wrote:
> But maybe I've misunderstood your question: if you where asking how I 
> would like to tag a salumeria, the answer for me would be really 
> simple: "shop=salumeria"
> On 2018-12-05 22:23, Sergio Manzi wrote:
>> There is no way I can think of: for lack of better tagging some very 
>> different shop categories (/very different in our culture..//./), 
>> like the aforementioned "salumeria", "rosticeria", "polleria", the 
>> generic "alimentari", and many others, have all been tagged as 
>> "shop=deli", so we have "/lost part of our traditions/" for the sake 
>> of simplification and the urge of a methodical tagging schema which 
>> is rooted in a different culture.
>> It is sad, I guess..
>> On 2018-12-05 22:10, Eugene Podshivalov wrote:
>>> What is your solution for denoting "salumeria" shop so that it was 
>>> possible to grab all shops of that kind from the database?
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