[Tagging] Tagging of Country Names

Sven Geggus lists at fuchsschwanzdomain.de
Tue Oct 25 15:02:05 UTC 2016


in our localized German map style we try to render Country names in German
with local name in parenthesis.

This works fine for a lot of countries. An example would be Thailand:
Thailand (ประเทศไทย)

or (more readable for westerners) France:
Frankreich (France)

Unfortunately there are some countries where this will not work:

Ägypten (Egypt مصر)

So this is where the tagging discussion starts.

I consider this a bad example of tagging for the renderer.

English is not an official language of Egypt thus the string "Egypt" is
simply invalid in the countries name tag.

What I consider valid would be the countires name in all of its official

Thus the right one would be:
Ägypten (مصر)

So I propose a correction of all country names to names into official langages of
the respective countries only and to remove all english names.

Any objectives?


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