[Tagging] Wikidata tag

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Fri Mar 1 20:50:51 UTC 2013


2013/3/1 Janko Mihelić <janjko at gmail.com>:
> In what language do you suggest we write this in? For example, it would be
> natural to write Samsung in Korean, for it is a Korean company. But Korean
> has two styles of writing, Hanja and Hangul, so we should decide which one
> to use. Or should we go with English, because Openstreetmap relies on
> English?
>
> What about duplicate brands?


sooner or later you will discover them with this system ;-)
Not sure if this will be a real problem, probably you will be able to
separate them by country buondaries later.

For the language, I'd use the "typical" brand name. For instance
Samsung seems to be written exactly like this also in Korea:
http://www.samsung.com/sec/#latest-home

cheers,
Martin



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