[Talk-GB] Abbreviations in OSM and schools

Dan S danstowell+osm at gmail.com
Mon Jan 18 08:12:29 UTC 2016

2016-01-18 6:50 GMT+00:00 Marc Gemis <marc.gemis at gmail.com>:
> 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.

There is also "official_name" which I think would be useful for the
full, qualified, too-long-for-a-sign name that Ed is asking about:


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