[Tagging] Keys to which new values can be added without a proposal: craft=, shop=, building=, office=, sport=?

Clifford Snow clifford at snowandsnow.us
Fri Aug 16 00:27:14 UTC 2019

On Thu, Aug 15, 2019 at 9:07 AM Andy Townsend <ajt1047 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 15/08/2019 14:26, Joseph Eisenberg wrote:
> > How about "craft=artist" then? The tag "craft=atelier" was described
> > as for any type of artist: "workshop of a ...professional artist in
> > the fine or decorative arts"
> "craft=artist" is much better in my view - people are far more likely to
> know what it means.
> (whether this should be somehow be embedded in the map features page is
> an entirely different question though).
I'm struggling understanding the craft=artist (and especially
craft=atelier) from the perspective of an artist.

Artists (at least the ones I know) usually have a craft speciality, like
painting, wood, medal, glass, fabric, etc. But their studios are very
different than the typical craft person that works with the same material.
Just tagging craft=artist or craft=artist_studio doesn't convey much
information. I'm not even sure that artist belongs in the craft namespace.
For example, craft=welder would be expected to be proficient in their craft
while an artist may need to take short cuts when creating an art object. It
would be sufficiently safe for display, but possibly not structurally

I would suggest we move artist from the craft discussion on to its own

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