[OSM-dev] disputed areas

Gervase Markham gerv-gmane at gerv.net
Sat Feb 9 15:34:16 GMT 2008


Thomas Walraet wrote:
> I don't think it's good idea if we had to decide who is the good guy and 
> who is the bad guy.

It's not a case of deciding on good guys and bad guys, but on right 
names and wrong names.

> My suggestion is to encourage those guy to host their own localized maps.
> - Drop the name rendering for this region on all the OSM-hosted maps ?

The map would then become fairly useless.

> - Only render localized names for this region to lower the importance of 
> the "name" tag ?

That would be even worse - which localised name do you render?

> - Forbid the use of the "name" tag through the API for this region ?

So the slippy map has no names? I.e. the same as 1)?

Gerv





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