[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 11:21:28 UTC 2019


On Mon, Aug 19, 2019 at 11:12:58AM +0200, Mateusz Konieczny wrote:
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> 19 Aug 2019, 10:44 by 61sundowner at gmail.com:
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> > On 19/08/19 18:21, Joseph Eisenberg wrote:
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> >> 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.
> >
> Why? It can be added to any shop,
> not only ones tagged with shop=trade.
> 
> Though I agree "sells" would be a probably
> more clear name.

Again, sells is not equivalent to trade which has a distinct meaning
about to whom it sells (primarily). Not quite the same as wholesale,
but a certain similarity.

ael




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