[Tagging] Can OSM become a geospacial database?

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Thu Dec 6 00:31:44 UTC 2018

Certainly not, I just mean that it is convenient that English has many
words, so it’s usually possible to find an English word or short phrase
that works.

On Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 9:24 AM Sergio Manzi <smz at smz.it> wrote:

> If this is meant to be a statement of the superiority of the English
> language (*and hence English culture*)  in face of any other
> language/people of world, I'd be really cautious...
> As I said, I'd leave to each one to deal with its culture/sensibility and
> be open to the possibility to have (some) language/culture-specific tags.
> On 2018-12-06 01:14, Joseph Eisenberg wrote:
> Fortunately English has an an unusually large vocabulary and is amenable
> to borrowing words, so it’s usually possible to invent a good tag for OSM
> purposes, based on English.
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