[Talk-de] Strassennamen Vergleich für die Schweiz

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Fr Nov 9 09:37:58 UTC 2012


2012/11/9 Fred Jelk <wakefred at gmail.com>:
> The real Name is "Franz Xaver Müllerstrasse". And in OSM it is named like
> this. Till now, I thinked, we shouldn't use short names in OSM. I hope, this
> is still right.


some (few) people use the key "short_name" for this
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:short_name
http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/short_name

another idea would be to have a list of common abbreviations (i.e.
also for all given names) for all languages. This could be used in
these cross checks but also for rendering in situations with little
space.

What should of course not be done is to use abbreviations in the name key.

cheers,
Martin




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