[Tagging] Can OSM become a geospacial database?

OSMDoudou 19b350d2-b1b3-4edb-ad96-288ea1238eee at gmx.com
Wed Dec 5 18:57:37 UTC 2018


> Let's take at look at this spot in the centre of Paris
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=18/48.86138/2.36028
> You can see category names displayed everywhere there, e.g. musium, hotel, school (in French).
> As a result when you query OSM database for some category items you have to apply algorithms for clearing
> category names from the name field to get just proper names

Not sure I understand.

Do you mean "École primaire des Quatre Fils" doesn't have a proper name ?

What would be a better name ?




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