[Tagging] Names containing abbreviations that are the official name

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Wed Jul 26 23:12:21 UTC 2017


On 26-Jul-17 09:19 PM, tomoya muramoto wrote:
> I think the expanded name is not friendly for foreigners.
>
> For example, assume you are in Japan, and your navigation app shows 
> "Turn left at '杉小学校前'".
> After a few minutes you will see a guide sign '杉小前'.
>
> Maybe you would wonder you should turn here or not.
>
> So I think `name` should be 'labeled text string as it is'. Ground truth.
>
> '杉小学校前': expanded name
> '杉小前': labeled name
>
>

Possibly the name key should be more explanatory as to its use?

name:spoken='杉小学校前'
name:sign='杉小前'

At the moment name= is not self explanatory as to its use nor are other 
name keys.


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