[Tagging] Creating shop=caravan

Graeme Fitzpatrick graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 21:54:00 UTC 2019

On Mon, 7 Jan 2019 at 17:20, Graeme Fitzpatrick <graemefitz1 at gmail.com>

> & here we go: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Shop%3Dcaravan :-)

Most of the problems have been sorted by a little bit of playing, plus an
extra couple of fields added.

Languages - how do I edit them all out?

Still have to get rid of all the language options though & can't see any
way of doing that?

On Mon, 7 Jan 2019 at 20:43, Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com> wrote:

> I read through the documentation for Templates


I wouldn't worry or stress too much about the word "template"

As Warin suggested, I just went to shop=car, "Edit source", copied the
entire page, pasted it as a new text document (I use Open Office but I'd
think any "Word" program would work), made the necessary changes of
changing car to caravan etc, searched shop=caravan in the OSM wiki with
nothing found, created the new page, copy / pasted my document, preview,
save & done! (Apart from going back in a dozen times to tweak things!)

*Very* straight forward & simple! :-)

On Mon, 7 Jan 2019 at 21:21, Georg Feddern <osm at bavarianmallet.de> wrote:

> May be not necessary to RFC & vote - but I think to discuss (may be I
> missed that part already?)

I recently asked how to tag a caravan dealer & someone suggested
shop=caravan as it was already in use. I then created this page to give a
reference for people to find.

> You intend to summarize up caravans, motorhomes and tents.
> But I mostly know of 'specialised' shops:
> - motorhomes only
> - caravans only
> - tents only
> (OK, I also know some 'supermarkets' with combinations.)
> At least I want to find the right dealer for me (e.g. motorhome), so it
> would be necessary to distuingish them.
> Because there are mixed shops and all fall under caravaning, I suppose a
> subkey would be necessary - but yet I did not found a useful one or know
> a possible new one.

Um? Yes, I put them all together because I thought they all "sort of" fit
together, but I can see your point.

Possibly something like caravan:type=caravan / motorhome / Winnebago /
camper trailer etc, but then you get to the problem of what is difference
between a camper van, motorhome & Winnebago?
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