[Talk-ca] Formatting of Municipality Names

Harald Kliems kliems at gmail.com
Fri Feb 16 20:56:53 UTC 2018


See also:
https://help.openstreetmap.org/questions/19609/saint-or-st-is-there-an-official-osm-policy

On Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 2:50 PM James <james2432 at gmail.com> wrote:

> http://saultstemarie.ca/
>
> thats how its written. even on signs to there
>
> On Feb 16, 2018 3:47 PM, "OSM Volunteer stevea" <steveaOSM at softworkers.com>
> wrote:
>
>> On Feb 16, 2018, at 9:41 AM, Matthew Darwin <matthew at mdarwin.ca> wrote:
>> > St. Catharines, St. Thomas, Sault Ste. Marie
>>
>> I dislike sounding nit-picky, this really is meant as constructive
>> criticism, but let's expand these names so there are no abbreviations.  Our
>> wiki https://wiki.osm.org/wiki/Names says "If the name can be spelled
>> without an abbreviation, then don't abbreviate it."
>>
>> Thanks,
>> SteveA
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