[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - admin_title=*

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Thu Dec 18 12:47:07 UTC 2014

2014-12-17 20:11 GMT+01:00 Friedrich Volkmann <bsd at volki.at>:
> On 17.12.2014 16:56, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> > isn't this already covered by name and its variants?
> > e.g.
> > name="Bezirk Zwettl"
> > short_name="Zwettl"
> >
> > or
> > name="Zwettl"
> > official_name="Bezirk Zwettl" ?
> No, because the official name is just "Zwettl". But in most cases when you
> talk about Bezirk Zwettl (district of Zwettl), you say "Bezirk Zwettl", in
> order to make it clear that you are not talking about the city of Zwettl.

actually for this example you're wrong, the official name is
"Zwettl-Niederösterreich", you can see this for instance here:
or in this law:

> > And another question, is this also aiming at city titles, e.g.
> > "Universitätsstadt", "Freie und Hansestadt"?
> No. There are plenty of these bogus titles for each city.

I don't think "bogus" is the correct term here, have a look at the
constitution of the "Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg", Art. 1 (name):

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