[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Barbershop

Clifford Snow clifford at snowandsnow.us
Tue Mar 2 22:44:26 UTC 2021


On Tue, Mar 2, 2021 at 2:37 PM Brian M. Sperlongano <zelonewolf at gmail.com>
wrote:

> While I have never heard about the classic tricoloured poles outside, I
>> believe we could have an additional style tag to distinguish the
>> traditional style barbershops rather than a new main tag.
>>
>
> +1
>
> If I were looking for a place to get a haircut, it's better if we can
> query one tag.  However, traditional barbershops are culturally different
> from other hair salons / hairdressers and there are people that personally
> prefer the barbershop "experience".  Further, there are places that style
> themselves as a barber shop, but will also cut women's hair, though they
> may lack the more comprehensive services traditionally associated with
> women's hair styles.  I see this distinction as similar to the "cuisine"
> tag that we apply to restaurants, and I'd support a tag that distinguishes
> barber shops from other types of hair establishments *within* the
> shop=hairdresser tag.
>
> Since shop=hairdresser is already established, I'd suggest adding
hairdresser=barber but only for those with the traditional barber shop
pole.

Best,
Clifford

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