[Talk-GB] RFC Mechanical edit: UK Shop Names

Dan S danstowell+osm at gmail.com
Sun Oct 26 10:25:24 UTC 2014

Hi all,

Coincidentally, I noticed this online project to maintain a list of
canonical names. It's used for auto-suggest in iD, not for

I've checked the list against Matthijs' proposal, and I've proposed a
few of his suggestions to go on their list too:


2014-10-24 14:44 GMT+01:00 Matthijs Melissen <info at matthijsmelissen.nl>:
> Dear all,
> I am proposing to unify the names of chain shops within the UK. For
> details, please see
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Mechanical_Edits/Math1985/UK_Shop_Names.
> Please let me know if you have any comments. If there are no further
> comments, I will invite list members to vote on this automatic edit. I
> will not proceed without at least 8 votes with 2/3 approval.
> Kind regards,
> Matthijs
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