[OSM-talk] Tagging for general household shop

D Tucny d at tucny.com
Mon Jan 19 00:22:35 GMT 2009


Agreed, convenience would cover 7-Eleven in the US, HK, PH (and other places
it's spread to), Spar in the UK, C-Store/Kedi/Quik etc in CN etc...
While the shop that seems to being described would be more similar to
Woolworths in the UK (at least as it was in the decade preceeding it's death
iirc), selling household wares...

d

2009/1/19 Cartinus <cartinus at xs4all.nl>

> AFAIK a convenience store sells mostly consumables, while the kind of shop
> Martijn is talking about mostly sells "hardware for mum" (to phrase it
> politically incorrect).
>
> On Sunday 18 January 2009 17:14:47 Mike Harris wrote:
> > Surely this is shop=convenience - for what Americans (and increasingly
> > Brits too!) call a convenience store. From what I recall of trips to NL
> > this is what Blokker etc. is - but perhaps I have misunderstood?
> >
> >
> > Mike Harris
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Martijn van Exel [mailto:mvexel at gmail.com]
> > Sent: 17 January 2009 18:01
> > To: OSM Talk
> > Cc: OpenStreetMap NL discussion list
> > Subject: [OSM-talk] Tagging for general household shop
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > In NL, we have a breed of shops, represented by a small number of chains
> > (Blokker, Marskramer, may be one or two more) that 'specialise'
> > in all kinds of general household necessities, ranging from bin liners to
> > ironing boards and from cutlery to adhesive tape and even small household
> > appliances. It is definitely not a department store - it's much smaller
> and
> > does not have distinguishable departments. It is also not a specialty
> store
> > - they focus on affordable, main stream household products.
> >
> > Going by this description, is there a tag that you think covers this?
> > Otherwise I will introduce shop=household.
> >
> > Take care,
> > --
> > martijn van exel -+- mvexel at gmail.com -+- http://www.schaaltreinen.nl/
>
> --
> m.v.g.,
> Cartinus
>
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