[Tagging] AE and BE orthography in tagging

fly lowflight66 at googlemail.com
Mon Apr 27 11:58:54 UTC 2015

Am 27.04.2015 um 13:47 schrieb Martin Koppenhoefer:
> 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.

The discussion took already place [1][2][3].

There is even a proposal [4].

Cheers fly

[1] https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/tagging/2010-July/002892.html
[2] https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/tagging/2010-July/002895.html
[3] https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/tagging/2014-July/018328.html

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