[Tagging] Creating shop=caravan

Dave Swarthout daveswarthout at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 00:23:55 UTC 2019

Haha, Graeme. I am in the same boat when it comes to adding anything to the
Wiki. Welcome to the arcane world of Wiki editing. I don't have an answer
to your question. I only want to sympathize.


On Mon, Jan 7, 2019 at 5:35 AM Graeme Fitzpatrick <graemefitz1 at gmail.com>

> Recently asked what to tag some things as, including a business selling
> caravans.
> On Sat, 29 Dec 2018 at 02:37, Philip Barnes <phil at trigpoint.me.uk> wrote:
>> On Fri, 2018-12-28 at 16:36 +1000, Graeme Fitzpatrick wrote:
>> & yards dedicated to caravan sales? I can find shop=car
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:shop=car, which says it's a
>> place that sells cars, buses or trucks. Perhaps shop=caravan?
>> Shop=caravan has over 100 uses, so why not?
> With fear & trepidation :-) I am about to try & create a page
> shop=caravan, then put it up for further discussion.
> I know this has been discussed before, but I'm still unclear on the
> details (& from previous discussions, a lot of other people are as well :-()
> The page would be fairly similar to shop=car
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:shop%3Dcar, so that sounds like a
> good basis to start with.
> If I just open that page, "Edit source", change value=car to
> value=caravan, then save that, I'm fairly sure that will create a
> shop=caravan page ready for further editing, but will the original shop=car
> page still exist?
> Is there a better way to create a new page?
> Thanks
> Graeme
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Dave Swarthout
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