[Tagging] Greengrocer vs grocery vs shop=food?

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Thu Oct 11 04:04:39 UTC 2018

Highway=road and building=yes are used when adding features based on
satellite imagery.

If you know that a shop sells “food”, you can also say if it sells fresh
food or nonperishables or prepared food, no?

On Thu, Oct 11, 2018 at 12:42 PM Daniel Koć <daniel at koć.pl> wrote:

> W dniu 11.10.2018 o 05:08, John Willis pisze:
> > the definition of shop=food is way way way to vague to have meaning.
> > it needs to be much narrower.
> >
> > it is like shop=goods. we don’t need that either.
> It's much more precise than shop=yes (which is used a lot) and I know
> what food is, even if I don't know shop type details.
> We also use building=yes and highway=road and we need them. They are
> very useful to not cheat that a mapper knows more than she really does.
> It's always better to have more precise data, but declining more general
> categories is not a way to achieve this, it's just sweeping problem
> under the rug.
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