[Tagging] shop=clothes vs shop=fashion

Enock Seth Nyamador enockseth at gmail.com
Wed Mar 6 14:58:16 UTC 2019

Jean-Marc I agree with about shop=boutique much used in West Africa. The
reason being that the shops have boutique attached to their names.

- Enock

Le mer. 6 mars 2019 à 14:51, Jean-Marc Liotier <jm at liotier.org> a écrit :

> On Wed, March 6, 2019 3:42 pm, dktue wrote:
> >
> > I currently found out that shops that sell clothes are either tagged with
> > shop=clothes or with shop=fashion
> > but I can't find out when to use which.
> shop=clothes only sell unfashionable clothes.
> But seriously, shop=clothes is factual whereas shop=fashion is a matter of
> appreciation, so I would go with shop=clothes and let subsidiary tags
> optionally describe the particular sort of clothes sold.
> And then there is shop=boutique which I hate with a particular passion,
> not just because is is as subjective as shop=fashion but also because
> "boutique" is French for "small shop" and it is therefore used all over
> West Africa to tag all sorts of shops...
> Links:
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:shop%3Dboutique
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:shop%3Dclothes
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:shop%3Dfashion
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