[Talk-GB] Map layer with OS Locator comparison from ITO - apostrophes
steve.doerr at blueyonder.co.uk
Mon Jun 14 13:59:38 BST 2010
From: "Ed Avis" <eda at waniasset.com>
Sent: Monday, June 14, 2010 12:54 PM
> At the risk of reopening the apostrophes war, my point is that issues such
> Saint vs St, or Queen's Drive versus Queens Drive, are not ones that can
> resolved by survey. They are merely orthographic conventions. Similarly,
> 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
> the more serious discrepancies. So I'm happy for them to be flagged.
One place where I'd wager the OS is wrong is "PEPY'S WAY" in Strood!
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