[talk-au] BYO restaurants

SomeoneElse lists at mail.atownsend.org.uk
Wed Jan 26 16:19:45 GMT 2011


On 26/01/2011 16:12, David Murn wrote:
> The only issue I would have, is with the spelling of licence. Steve 
> suggested licensed but as OSM is traditionally British English, 
> shouldnt licenced=yes/no be used?
> taginfo shows licenced=yes has 2 usages where licensed=yes has 9, so its
> early enough to still rectify the discrepencies.
>
>

In British English licence = noun; license=verb, I believe:

http://www.future-perfect.co.uk/grammartips/grammar-tip-license-licence.asp

so "licensed=yes" is correct I think?  In American English it's 
"license" for both I believe.

Cheers,
Andy




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