[Talk-ca] Formatting of Municipality Names

OSM Volunteer stevea steveaOSM at softworkers.com
Mon Feb 19 22:09:37 UTC 2018


Thank you, Matthew.  As I said, "slavishly follow rules," no, not necessarily.  "Understand the issues," yes, through good dialog.  I like what I see here, it allows good consensus to emerge, tedious and perhaps even a bit annoying as it may be. :-)

SteveA

On Feb 19, 2018, at 2:00 PM, Matthew Darwin <matthew at mdarwin.ca> wrote:
> I respectively I contend that it is not all abbreviations in OSM needs to be expanded, not withstanding of the general direction to expand abbreviations in OSM.  It is illogical to change the well used name of a location.
> 
> There is even a wiki page which has been around since 2010 that lists some exceptions to what should be expanded in the UK: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Invalid_Abbreviation_Expansion



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