[Talk-GB] Are Northern Ireland, Wales & England 'states'?
davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
Sun Aug 20 21:57:06 UTC 2017
I will revert
On 12/08/2017 22:39, Andrew Black wrote:
> On 12 August 2017 at 13:12, Dave F <davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
> <mailto:davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com>> wrote:
> I'm unsure if Northern Ireland, Wales & England should be tagged
> as 'states'.
> A new user's changeset comment:
> Adding more info. is_in:country_code was missing. Also classified
> Northern Ireland as a state so it appears in the same priority as
> Wales. Was unclassified before
> Doesn't make sense to me.
> "A high-level sub-national political entity
> (Wikipedia-16px.png Federated state
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Federated_state>) in several large
> countries such as USA ("State"), Australia ("State"), Canada
> ("Province"). May also be applicable in other countries and languages,
> "Provincia", "Estado", "Land" - whether is should be used is up to you
> and mappers in your own country."
> We are not a federated country. Suggest we revert it. Why is Wales a
> state in the first place.
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