[Tagging] Is there any use of shop=general/general_store not covered by shop=convenience/supermarket/country_store?

Marc Gemis marc.gemis at gmail.com
Tue Mar 26 04:27:02 UTC 2019

> My conclusion is that this is an old shop type, currently getting rare but there are still some valid uses
> but many cases would benefit from retagging to more popular shop values
> (where shop=convenience/supermarket/country_store describes it well).

Please add https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:shop%3Dvariety_store as well.
The only store that is mapped as "general" in a 20 km radius from me,
seems to be a variety store (only cheap stuff, clothes, toys, office
material, etc.)


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