[Tagging] 'name' variation tags standardisation
craigw84 at fastmail.fm
Fri Jun 25 16:41:15 BST 2010
On 25/06/2010 16:36, Alex Mauer wrote:
> On 06/25/2010 10:24 AM, Craig Wallace wrote:
>> But how do you know whether the part after the colon is a language code
>> or a type of name?
>> eg "alt" is the ISO 639-2 code for Southern Altai.
> Does openstreetmap use the ISO 639-2 codes? It looks to me like it uses
> ISO 639-1.
From the multilingual names page:
"People seem to generally agree on using name:code=* where code is a
language's ISO 639-1 code, or ISO 639-2 if an ISO 639-1 code doesn't exist."
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