[Talk-GB] Map layer with OS Locator comparison from ITO - apostrophes
richard.mann.westoxford at googlemail.com
Mon Jun 14 13:11:02 BST 2010
I've got a road that's Arnolds Way in OSM and on the street signs,
Arnold's Way in OSSV. How should it be tagged?
On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 12:54 PM, Ed Avis <eda at waniasset.com> wrote:
> At the risk of reopening the apostrophes war, my point is that issues such as
> Saint vs St, or Queen's Drive versus Queens Drive, are not ones that can be
> resolved by survey. They are merely orthographic conventions. Similarly, we
> do not report a mismatch between High Street and HIGH STREET, even though the OS
> map and data uses upper case, and most councils use it for street signs.
> However, I've changed my mind - we might as well clear up apostrophes and
> abbreviations at the same time as other things, it's not an obstacle to fixing
> the more serious discrepancies. So I'm happy for them to be flagged.
> Ed Avis <eda at waniasset.com>
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