[OSM-talk] Problems with names with postfixes / types
emilie.laffray at gmail.com
Wed Aug 4 14:06:34 BST 2010
2010/8/4 Brian Quinion <openstreetmap at brian.quinion.co.uk>
> On Wed, Aug 4, 2010 at 2:57 AM, woll <woll at 2-islands.com> wrote:
> > Better to keep this thread restricted to the subject of "is it valid to
> > names with postfixes", and have any technical discussions separately in
> > trac report!
> Yes - it was probably a mistake to reference the ticket in this
> message, I was really just supplying some background.
> The basic question is the one you have stated - Is it valid to tag
> names with postfixes?
> And spiting it down:
> Are there circumstances where it is / is not valid?
> Should different versions of the name be split into seperate tags?
> e.g. name:ja = 福岡福岡市
> base_name:ja = 福岡
> Is including the 市 tagging for render or is this the 'real' name?
My understanding is that 市 (and the other type) is part of the name while at
the same time indicating the type of municipality. In our company, we kept
the postfix symbol to represent the municipality based on some reports of
some Japanese people.
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