[Tagging] service=drive-through or drive_through?

M∡rtin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Thu Jun 30 01:01:08 BST 2011


2011/6/29 David Murn <davey at incanberra.com.au>:
> Well, technically if were mapping whats on the ground, a lot of
> restaurant signs say "Drive thru".  The wiki has a redirect from
> drive_thru to drive_through, with 4 occurances of 'drive thru' on the
> page, but no explanation about why the tag uses the British English
> phrase instead of the words which are actually on the sign.


because "mapping what's on the ground" does not imply to copy every
single letter from signs in every case. "drive thru" is not a name but
is a generic description hence should be described by a formal tag.
For tags we agreed on using BE.


cheers,
Martin



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