[Tagging] Rd --> Road

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Thu Dec 29 16:35:01 GMT 2011


On 12/29/11 11:30 AM, Martijn van Exel wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I just came across an area with some abbreviated road names. JOSM 
> issued a warning about this, suggesting I expand these 'Something Rd' 
> names to their full equivalents. Is this indeed common practice? If 
> so, this could be scripted, couldn't it?
>
>
it could be. however, automated expansion of road names can be risky 
(rd->road is fairly safe.)

but i use the expansion locally as an aid for tracking what roads i've 
reviewed; i expand them
when i remove the tiger:reviewed tags.

richard




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