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

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Mon Aug 19 08:21:22 UTC 2019


Interesting!

I remembered a problem with "trade=*" - it's already been used almost
5000 times to specify the type of trade goods sold at a shop=trade -
see https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/trade and
https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:shop%3Dtrade

On 8/19/19, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
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> sent from a phone
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>> On 19. Aug 2019, at 02:28, Joseph Eisenberg <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
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>> But trade= is better than generic business= for the workshop of an
>> individual tradesperson.
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> by the time craft was introduced, it should probably have been “trade”, IIRR
> the craft tag was invented by Germans and intended for tradespeople,
> basically it’s a dictionary accident...
> (German: Handwerk)
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> Cheers Martin
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