[Imports] [Imports-us] Address Data Import for Fulton County, Georgia

Clifford Snow clifford at snowandsnow.us
Tue Jan 14 07:14:03 UTC 2014

On Mon, Jan 13, 2014 at 5:47 AM, Carl Anderson <carl.anderson at vadose.org>wrote:

> Blindly using init cap functions will mangle things like McGill Park
> Ave, McFarlin Lane, .......  Which are correctly capitalized in OSM.
> You could try to do something like
> http://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/Culturally_aware_initcap, but
> following the style of existing data in OSM is better.

That is true. However, no matter which method used, it is import to
accurately capture the correct capitalization. Simple modification of
initcap can work as well as other methods.


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