[Tagging] AE and BE orthography in tagging

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon Apr 27 11:47:34 UTC 2015


Recently I had amened the shop=jewelry page with a short notice that
shop=jewellery should be preferred, as this is British orthography and the
generic tagging rules/guidelines state that tags should be in British
English where possible.

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Tag:shop%3Djewelry&diff=next&oldid=1114081

Now this change has been questioned and the mapper who reverted it asked me
to first have a discussion with the community before going to change the
page.

So here I am, what are your comments?

Cheers,
Martin
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