[talk-au] Street or St

Cameron osm-mailing-lists at justcameron.com
Wed Nov 28 22:31:15 GMT 2007

You should use the full name, software can reduce it later.  Point Johnson
and Port Johnson could both be abbreviated Pt Johnson. Especially when you
get into multiple languages, it's far better to let the software abbreviate
it later.


On 28/11/2007, Matt White <mattwhite at iinet.com.au > wrote:
> What's the consensus on using 'Street' or 'St' for the road types. I've
> been
> using St, Av, Ct etc sometimes, Street and Avenue at others, but the
> programmer in me says that's bad, and I should be using Street and Avenue
> etc because it's unambiguous....
> Is there an official line?
> Matt
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