[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Barbershop

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Wed Mar 3 09:14:18 UTC 2021

On 3/3/21 9:33 am, Brian M. Sperlongano 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.

Traditionally a mans hair is cut using scissor over a comb.

A barber may not have hair washing facilities where as a hairdresser 
frequently would have along with hair colouring, nail treatments...

I view the two establishments as separate entities, as different as a 
motorway and a secondary road.

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