[OSM-dev] International Labels for Tags
claudius.h at gmx.de
Wed Apr 7 10:03:53 BST 2010
Am 07.04.2010 10:40, Jens Lehmann:
> Peter Körner schrieb:
>> Gregory schrieb:
>>> Editors could work in
>>> different languages, so you add a highway=semáforo but the map editor
>>> translates it to highway=traffic_signals before uploading it to OSM.
>> I would discourage such a transformation, because a translation will not
>> be unambiguous in all cases. Also, so. used to the spanish tagging could
>> incorrectly change not-translates tags that get displayed in english to
>> him into spanish, thus changing the data below.
> The initial request is just about a translation of tags like highway,
> traffic_signals in different languages such that those labels can be
> displayed in user interfaces.
> This page looks interesting, but is probably incomplete:
> I hoped there would be some structured format or a database table for
> translating tags.
Some are surely to be found in the translatewiki-translation for
nominatim results. Like here for spanish:
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