[Tagging] Greengrocer vs grocery vs shop=food?

Mark Wagner mark+osm at carnildo.com
Thu Oct 11 08:29:17 UTC 2018


No.  Sometimes, all I know about a store is what it says on the sign
out front.  If the store calls itself "Empire Foods", it's a good bet
it sells food.

-- 
Mark

On Thu, 11 Oct 2018 13:04:39 +0900
Joseph Eisenberg <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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