[Tagging] OSM in French and Dutch [or any monolingual]

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Thu Aug 11 23:09:30 UTC 2016


On 8/11/2016 9:38 AM, André Pirard wrote:
>> Someone asked on Twitter about a rendering of OSM in Dutch and French 
>> to avoid the clutter of bilingual names in the standard rendering.
>>
>> https://twitter.com/iciBrussels/status/762743820358418432
>>
>> The French render is easy, OSM France provides it. But how about a 
>> Dutch rendering? Do you know of one?
>>
>> It might be cool to create a little webmap on OSM.be with the three 
>> official languages. If you help me find a Dutch rendering, I can make 
>> that (I've just learned the basics about leaflet).
>>
>> It looks rather easy to make a style with mapbox, but you need to 
>> extract the data through Overpass for exotic languages like Dutch, so 
>> it would be a bit of a job to keep that up to date.
> I don't understand exactly what the problem is.
> OSM.org displays the names according to the Language preference of the 
> browser (1).

Joost is talking about rendering, not text on osm.org



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