[Talk-GB] Voting mechanical edit: UK shop names

Matthijs Melissen info at matthijsmelissen.nl
Sat Nov 1 20:24:29 UTC 2014

On 1 November 2014 10:50, Will Phillips <wp4587 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Here is a survey photo of mine, which is similar to the ones Ed posted:
> https://www.flickr.com/photos/97133921@N03/15494864347/
> We should be using the name displayed on the sign, which in the examples
> above is clearly 'Brantano Footwear'.  I would object to any change to the
> name tagging in these examples.

It is quite common for shops to list the products they sell under the
shop name on a shield. Example:
I don't think anyone would add this shop as 'Sweets & News cold drinks
magazines newspapers sweets bus passes'. One could argue that the text
'Footwear' likewise indicates the products the shop sells, rather than
it being part of the name. Note that the term 'footwear' does not
appear on their website: http://www.brantano.co.uk However, on other
channels, like their Twitter, they do apparently use the term Brantano
Footwear: https://twitter.com/Brantano_Shoes, so the situation is not
entirely clear.

Please let me know what you think after this explanation. If you (or
anyone else) still disagrees with this change, I will remove it from
the proposal.

-- Matthijs

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