[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC -Funeral hall

wolle68 at posteo.de wolle68 at posteo.de
Wed Aug 19 08:26:15 UTC 2020


Funeral directors are a business, this is a public facility (generally) 
on a cemetery. A mortuary is for storing corpses, that's often 
associated to this kind of ceremonial place, but not necessarily.

Am 19.08.2020 01:36 schrieb Joseph Eisenberg:
> There is already an existing tag with similar meaning for funeral
> homes / funeral halls / funeral directors:  shop=funeral_directors.
> The use of the key "shop=" is odd, but it's been used over 20,000
> times so it seems to be well established:
> 
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:shop%3Dfuneral_directors [4] -
> documented since 2009:
> 
> "Also known as a "funeral parlour","undertaker", "funeral home", or
> "memorial home".
> 
> A funeral directors [5] shop is a place where arrangements to
> permanently store the physical body after death are made. An event
> (sometimes with the deceased's body present) to honor the deceased for
> mourners are held here in conjunction with religious services which
> are held elsewhere."
> There is also a related tag amenity=mortuary -
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:amenity%3Dmortuary [6]
> 
> On Tue, Aug 18, 2020 at 1:03 PM <wolle68 at posteo.de> wrote:
> 
>> Dear list,
>> 
>> Please comment on the following proposal:
>> 
>> Funeral hall: a building for funeral ceremonies which may be
>> religious
>> or secular
>> 
>> Proposal page:
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Funeral_hall
>> [1]
>> Discussion page:
>> 
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Proposed_features/Funeral_hall
>> [2]
>> 
>> Thanks!
>> 
>> Vollis
>> 
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> 
> Links:
> ------
> [1] https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Funeral_hall
> [2] 
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Proposed_features/Funeral_hall
> [3] https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging
> [4] https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:shop%3Dfuneral_directors
> [5] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Funeral_director
> [6] https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:amenity%3Dmortuary
> 
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