[OSM-talk] automated abbreviation changes?!
penorman at mac.com
Fri Mar 23 16:35:02 GMT 2012
> -----Original Message-----
> From: AJ Ashton [mailto:aj.ashton at gmail.com]
> Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] automated abbreviation changes?!
> Its much easier for tools to automatically abbreviate words than the
> other way around. (We've done automatic abbreviations for the latest
> MapBox map .) I agree that abbreviations should not be automatically
> expanded by bots, but it doesn't sound like that's what's happening
> : http://a.tiles.mapbox.com/v3/mapbox.mapbox-
> -- AJ Ashton
MQ Open also does automatic abbreviation of names, at least in the US. They
don't handle Northwest -> NW, but they do handle Street -> St and the other
common street names.
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