[OSM-talk] Advice needed - dispute regarding names in Cyprus
hakan at gurkensalat.com
Fri Nov 9 09:54:34 GMT 2007
On Fri, November 9, 2007 09:08, David Janda wrote:
> In the example of the village I am in I now have:
I always thought that "name" should be the name that is used by the people
living in the actual location...
I just looked at the
Please use "name:el=Kazaphani", the :gr was my mistake.
> The "problem" as I see it is that the principle name tag is the Turkish
> name which although in use for 30 years will not be acceptable to some
Welcome to the ugly world of politics. I still hope that the other guy
will be mature about this and realize that we are building a map and don't
express our political views :-(
By the way, the Node
http://www.openstreetmap.org/api/0.5/node/103661731/history , which is the
only place node I can find in that area, has only your changes. Does the
other guy delete your place nodes and create fresh ones?
> Also, is_in in Turkish would be Kibris, not Cyprus. What to do about
The places I mapped in Turkey have "is_in=Turkey", I'm using the english
name here. You can additionally use is_in:tr=Kıbrıs (Please use the
There is the relation
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Relations/Proposed/Is_In , I just
added the Localization there, too
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