[OSM-talk] Some more shops and amenities for the map features page ...

Alex S. maps at swavely.com
Tue Dec 23 03:03:41 GMT 2008


Stephen Hope wrote:
> I think if we are going to get serious about POI's we need to come up
> with a tagging scheme for things that are businesses but are not
> shops.  Just thinking about things in the immediate vicinity of where
> I work, there is a business park (named, and known by the name), a
> state tax office, several office buildings, various other government
> departments. I'm not sure amenity or shop really works for any of
> them.

A ways back I suggested a new top-level tag 'service' for non-retail 
(service-oriented) businesses, but it was shot down rather fervently.





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