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Can you let me know if it is good practice abuse to add nodes and tags for sales info to OSM. For example, to add node at a give location, with a set of info with regarding an item for sale. I understand that I can create and store those in my own database but on the positive side, storing those in OSM can make those available directly to everyone. Thanks.

asked 06 Sep '18, 19:52

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If this is not a regular shop that sells goods at a reduced price then the answer is a simple: no.

OSM is a dataset of more or less permanent objects and facilities. As you say you can use OSM as a backdrop to displaying a sale location, for example with umap.openstreetmap.fr, but it is not something that belongs directly in OSM.

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answered 06 Sep '18, 20:06

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edited 06 Sep '18, 20:08

Got it. Thanks for your answer!

(06 Sep '18, 22:46) fairsimple
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