[Talk-GB] Abbreviations in OSM and schools

Marc Gemis marc.gemis at gmail.com
Mon Jan 18 06:50:17 UTC 2016


On Sun, Jan 17, 2016 at 9:57 PM, Lester Caine <lester at lsces.co.uk> wrote:
> On 17/01/16 20:42, Ed Loach wrote:
>> So, should we be using the full school name or abbreviating 'church of
>> england voluntary aided' to CEVA as they do on the school pullovers?
>> Similar questions for other variations - I've seen CE, CoE, C of E for
>> example.
>
> I've been changing them to match what is listed on edubase for the main
> name, and retaining an alt_name sometimes.

Isn't this a "mechanical" edit ? Shouldn't we list what is on the
ground, .i.e. the name that can be found on the entrance in the name
field ?
I would put CEVA in short_name.

just my .5 cents

regards

m



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