[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 11:27:18 UTC 2019


On Mon, Aug 19, 2019 at 08:25:30PM +1000, Warin wrote:
> On 19/08/19 19:12, Mateusz Konieczny wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 19 Aug 2019, 10:44 by 61sundowner at gmail.com:
> > 
> >     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.
> > 
> > Why? It can be added to any shop,
> > not only ones tagged with shop=trade.
> 
> If I saw a shop=car with trade=car I would tend to think I could trade my
> car for another car.

I would think it mistagged. :-)

shop=trade
trade=motor_dealing

is my best, but horrible, invention of a value to indicate a place
probably auctioning cars for the motor trade. But I wouldn't use shop
as the primary tag for such a place.

The point is to indicate the sort of tagging already established for the
trade tag, rather than to suggest anyone do that.

ael




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