[Talk-GB] Map layer with OS Locator comparison from ITO - apostrophes
osm at raggedred.net
Mon Jun 14 13:28:31 BST 2010
Tim François wrote:
> "...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...."
> Is this true? I was under the impression that we mapped what we saw -
> i.e. the definitive name is the one we see on the street signs during
> a survey?
If you have a strong reason to not use the name on the ground add a note
tag to explain. OS names do have errors and IMO should not override what
is found on the ground. Names on street signs that are wrong attract
attention and correction from locals.
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