[Tagging] shop selling trucks

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Sat Nov 16 23:37:49 UTC 2019


Lorry has largely fallen out of use, truck is the more used word in British English nowadays.

Phil (trigpoint) 

On Saturday, 16 November 2019, Max wrote:
> Given that OSM language is British it probably should be "lorry" not 
> "truck".
> 
> 
> On 16.11.19 18:21, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> > I have found a shop that sells Volvo and Volkswagen commercial vehicles 
> > (large trucks). Looking in the wiki, it suggested the tag shop=car 
> > should/could also be used for this, but I find it puzzling. How would 
> > someone looking at the map understand, that this shop=car, 
> > brand=Volkswagen;Volvo is only selling trucks? Wouldn't it make more 
> > sense to tag these with a different tag. e.g. shop=truck?
> > 
> > https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:shop%3Dcar
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > Martin
> > 
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