[Tagging] sells namespace

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Sun Jan 3 15:56:22 UTC 2021

Jan 1, 2021, 06:30 by stefan.tauner at gmx.at:

> sells:tobacco (...)
> I presume it should replace the ambiguous usages of tobacco=yes etc.
Sounds like a good idea if tobacco=yes has this meaning

> Since usage numbers of sells:tobacco has quadrupled in the last 2 years
> I was wondering if there should be more documentation on the purpose of
> the namespace and especially some guidelines regarding the "legal" other
> subkeys.
It is definitely legal. See https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Any_tags_you_like

> What's the lists' opinion on this group of tags? 
Basically impossible to maintain (imagine shop=supermarket with
27218 sells: tags), but I was unable to stop myself from using it sometimes.
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