[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - shop=bubble_tea

Andrew Harvey andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 29 12:09:30 UTC 2020


On Mon, 29 Jun 2020 at 21:17, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>
wrote:

> > On 29. Jun 2020, at 12:18, Andrew Harvey <andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > I think it's better to have some kind of high level tag like
> amenity=drinks or shop=drinks which you order at a counter (as opposed to
> shop=beverages which is more a shop that has pre-made bottled drinks which
> you walk around and add to your shopping basket).
> >
> > The "bubble_tea" part should be left as the cuisine.
>
>
> I don’t believe it is helpful to cluster all kind of places where you can
> primarily find something to drink in a generic tag. Bubble tea is very
> specific, and unless you want bubble tea you would not want to find these
> when you are thirsty. We already do distinguish places to drink with
> various tags like bar, cafe, pub, and it does not seem likely that we will
> deprecate these, so a amenity=drinks or shop=drinks would not promise more
> consistency or ease of tagging. We also already have shop=wine,
> shop=beverages and more. I would make bubble_tea a first level tag
> (or maybe a subtag for pastry/sweets etc.)
>

So we have a first level tag for fruit_tea, purple_yogurt, milk_tea,
bubble_tea, fresh_squeezed_juice, blended_juice, milkshake, smoothie? It's
too long tail and breaks down when you have a shop that sells a mixture of
those instead of just one, a single primary tag for all of these is better.

The same way we just have amenity=restaurant and don't have
amenity=pizza_restaurant etc.

The same way a place that mostly does chocolate drinks that you sit down at
and also does desserts is amenity=cafe + cuisine=chocolate, even if there
is no coffee sold.
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