[Tagging] RFC: Names localization

MilošKomarčević kmilos at gmail.com
Thu Aug 2 11:35:31 BST 2012


Johan Jönsson <johan.j at ...> writes:
> *It could also be meant to explain something that might not exist on 
> wikipedia, in what languages and scripts the road signs usually are on the 
> place. In the greece capital Athens there are usually the name in greek 
> letters first and then in roman letters (gr and gr_rom maybe).
> 

I would really like the OSM to stop the practice of inventing arbitrary language
tags like this and previous ones (ko_ro - Korean as spoken in Romania, really?).

Let's please start improving the OSM i18n situation by at least following BCP 47:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IETF_language_tag

Thanks,
M




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