[Tagging] Can OSM become a geospacial database?

Eugene Podshivalov yaugenka at gmail.com
Wed Dec 5 19:20:57 UTC 2018


Marc,
>
> the "lake of the 4 cantons" in Switzerland is called the "lake of
> the 4 cantons". If you ask someone where "of the 4 cantons" are located,
> he don't understand what you're talking about because that not its name.

Would you be understoon if you ask someone "where is 'The 4 cantons""?

ср, 5 дек. 2018 г. в 21:56, marc marc <marc_marc_irc at hotmail.com>:

> Le 05. 12. 18 à 19:36, Eugene Podshivalov a écrit :
> > The name tag is abused very often and systematically.
> > https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=18/48.86138/2.36028
>
> just because a hotel's name contains the word hotel does not necessarily
> mean it is a false name. Some names are "hotêl abc" and not "abc"
>
> the same for the lakes.
> the lake near Geneva (France/Switzerland) is indeed called "Léman"
> and it is a tautology (an error) to say Lake Léman.
> But the "lake of the 4 cantons" in Switzerland is called the "lake of
> the 4 cantons". If you ask someone where "of the 4 cantons" are located,
> he don't understand what you're talking about because that not its name.
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