On Mon, 2014-10-20 at 23:24 -0500, Toby Murray wrote: > I know I have used office_supply for Staples. When I looked it up in > the wiki, the stationery page did not include the examples of the > office superstores and my impression was that it was intended for > smaller shops, including the Hallmark shops that John mentions. I > considered Staples to be different enough to deserve a different tag. > I am not convinced that I am right... just stating at how I arrived at > my tagging decision.
I would normally tag staples as office_supplies, but would be wary of changing those tagged as stationary without a survey. It is possible that they could have smaller stationary shops in places such as university campuses. Phil (trigpoint) > > > Toby > > On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 10:37 PM, John F. Eldredge > <j...@jfeldredge.com> wrote: > I haven't noticed one for several years, but there used to be > stores that specialized in selling greeting cards and small > ornamental gifts. Hallmark greeting cards had a retail chain. > > > > On October 20, 2014 7:34:19 PM CDT, Paul Johnson > <ba...@ursamundi.org> wrote: > When I think of a stationery shop, I think of > something like a FedEx Office minus the copiers and > shipping. When I think of an office supply store, I > think of something like Office Depot, Office Max or > Staples, which also sell office furniture, computers, > adding machines, filing cabinets, etc. > > On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 7:01 PM, Matthijs Melissen > <i...@matthijsmelissen.nl> wrote: > Dear all, > > We have currently two tags with a closely > related, if not identical, > meaning: shop=stationery (8038 instances) and > shop=office_supplies > (177 instances). > > Is there a difference between these two tags, > or should we deprecate > shop=office_supplies in favour of > shop=stationery? > > For example, Staples, a large multinational > stationery/office supplies > shop is tagged 380 times as shop=stationery > and 48 times as > shop=office_supplies. > > -- Matthijs > > _______________________________________________ > Tagging mailing list > Tagging@openstreetmap.org > https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging > > > > ______________________________________________________ > > Tagging mailing list > Tagging@openstreetmap.org > https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging > > > _______________________________________________ > Tagging mailing list > Tagging@openstreetmap.org > https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging > > > _______________________________________________ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging