[Tagging] Business names in capital letters

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Sat Dec 14 15:40:53 UTC 2019

14 Dec 2019, 13:57 by pla16021 at gmail.com:

>> On the wider topic of writing names as they are on the sign, I would
>>  agree with this up to a certain point. It is entirely possible for a
>>  business to name itself "Fred's Bagels the BEST Bagels in Northern
>>  California Inc", at which point I would say they are starting to game
>>  our rules,
> I like to think we make a difference, but such a big difference that people alter their
> signage in order to game our rules?  Probably not. :)
They are unlikely to be targeting OSM,
but similar rule were used by other 
maps, telephone books and so on.
> Like everything we do, judgement is necessary.  If the name "PACIFIC" is derived from
> some connection (however tenuous) with the ocean of that name, then tag it as "Pacific."
> But if it's an acronym then "PACIFIC."
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