[OSM-dev] Multilingual Maps Overlays
sfkeller at gmail.com
Sat Nov 6 01:05:18 GMT 2010
I've found gsw-CH as an alternative to the rather unelegant private
So it would become "name:gsw-CH:Züri" instead of "name:gsw-x-zh:Züri".
Look for "gsw-CH" in:
2010/11/6 Stefan Keller <sfkeller at gmail.com>:
> I have been convinced to use loc_name for alternate names the local
> people use which does not have the same etymology (history and origin
> of the word) as the name. The city of Luxembourg has a nice example of loc_name:
> loc_name=d'Stad (or alternatively loc_name:lb)
> That's coherent with the definition of loc_name in
>> "gsw" is an iso code grouping all alemannic german dialects around the three countries Germany, Switzerland and France borders.
>> But they are so many differences between them
> I see, Ok. But this suggests to use a distinct language tag, not
> loc_name, as Marc suggested:
>> You can probably use IETF language tags with regions, so for Züridütsch you would have:
>> gsw-x-zueri (gsw=Swiss German, x-zueri=private subtag Züri).
> I think this sounds useful (but I would use the canton abbreviation as
> private subtag): So for the city of Zürich its:
> name:gsw-x-zh:Züri (gsw=alemannic german dialect group,
> x-zueri=private subtag canton of Zürich)
>> In your example, loc_name would be "Stroosburi".
> Stroosburi (or Schdroosburi as indicated by
> http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strassburg ) seems to me to be the local
> pronounciation of the respective official name. So I would suggest:
> name:gsw-x-l=Schdroosburi (gsw=alemannic german dialect group,
> x-zueri=private subtag Luxembourgish)
> How about this?
> 2010/11/5 Pieren <pieren3 at gmail.com>:
>> On Fri, Nov 5, 2010 at 2:02 AM, Stefan Keller <sfkeller at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Is this example correct (especially "name:gsw=Schdroosburi")?
>> Yes and no. "gsw" is an iso code grouping all alemannic german dialects
>> around the three countries Germany, Switzerland and France borders. But they
>> are so many differences between them that we prefere to use "loc_name"
>> instead of this ISO code. In your example, loc_name would be "Stroosburi".
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