[Talk-GB] What's in a name

Mike Collinson mike at ayeltd.biz
Wed Sep 16 16:49:04 BST 2009

At 08:19 PM 15/09/2009, Chris Hill wrote:
>I live near Hull, its proper name of course is Kingston upon Hull.  It 
>has the long name on the map, but everyone knows it as Hull.  I think it 
>would be better to use the shorter name and adding the long name as 
>alt_name.  Any comments?
>Cheers, Chris

Sounds good.  In country tags, I've also used official_name (not in map features).  They get at bit long too.


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