[Tagging] shop=clothes vs shop=fashion

Markus selfishseahorse at gmail.com
Sun Mar 10 12:30:59 UTC 2019


On Sun, 10 Mar 2019 at 10:35, severin.menard via Tagging
<tagging at openstreetmap.org> wrote:
>
> shop=boutique is also one of the most confusing tags for French speaking people, especially in Africa as boutique is used there for another type of shops (the most common one: small shops selling food items): http://overpass-turbo.eu/s/GOO

I'm aware of this linguistic problem. But instead of abandoning
shop=boutique, this problem can be solved if editors correct the
French translation ("boutique de mode"?) and if renderers display an
appropriate icon (maybe a shirt and a handbag?).

Regards

Markus



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