[Imports] [Talk-ca] I'd like to run something to add a French street name tag in Ottawa

Richard Weait richard at weait.com
Tue Jun 22 16:55:44 BST 2010


On Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 6:54 PM, john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Basically restricted to Ottawa (how?)
>
> If highway and no tag name:fr exists and second word in name is street
>
> then add tag name:fr first value is "rue + first word from name"  Note lower
> case rue here.
>
> If that one works correctly then I'd like to repeat it for
>
> Avenue=avenue
> Crescent=croissant
> Road=chemin
> Drive=promenade
> Boulevard=boulevard
> Lane=ruelle
>
> Suggestions please.  Note the French has been verified as correct and this
> will allow me to display French streets names in Ottawa.  Politically that
> would be very helpful as a lever in getting the City's data under ODbL
> license.
>
> If some one else could run this for me I'd be grateful since I haven't done
> something like this before.

I wonder if this is something that we could also do as a Postgres
CREATE VIEW ?  Certainly it could be done slowly with a script
locally, but is there a clever select that could build this for us as
well?




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