[Tagging] Can OSM become a geospacial database?

Paul Allen pla16021 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 5 23:48:51 UTC 2018


On Wed, Dec 5, 2018 at 11:43 PM Sergio Manzi <smz at smz.it> wrote:

> so maybe there could be two things that for me and you are both a "pond",
> but for a Russian are two different things that must be distinguished...
>

It's entirely possible.  I believe that Russian uses a single word for both
apes and monkeys.  That's
not geographic, but it shows that some languages/cultures make distinctions
that others do not.

The real world is messy.

-- 
Paul
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