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

ael witwall3 at disroot.org
Mon Aug 19 11:19:04 UTC 2019


On Mon, Aug 19, 2019 at 06:44:31PM +1000, Warin wrote:
> On 19/08/19 18:21, Joseph Eisenberg wrote:
> > 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
> 
> Not a 'good tag' as it can only be used with shop=trade.
> 

Where it has a distinct meaning about *whom* a shop serves, as well
as indicating what is sold. I simplify for brevity here.

So you are overlooking the full semantics of the shop=trade tag.

ael




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