[OSM-talk] automated abbreviation changes?!
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Fri Mar 23 15:05:50 GMT 2012
On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 8:36 AM, Mikel Maron <mikel_maron at yahoo.com> wrote:
> User chdr (http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/chdr) seems to be running a
> script to automatically replace street name abbreviations with the full
> so 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW becomes 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest.
> Which is not the way anyone ever writes street names here in DC.
> Anyone else aware of this? Opinions? Should this be stopped?
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest is the correct name. The others are
You'd never say "1600 Pennsylvania 'ave En Double-U"
Automated edits are bad, but he's putting in the correct names.
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