[Talk-in] Bangalore vs Bengaluru

Kenneth Gonsalves lawgon at au-kbc.org
Sat Oct 3 04:40:21 BST 2009

On Saturday 03 Oct 2009 1:28:18 am Kiran Jonnalagadda wrote:
> OSM's map of Bangalore currently identifies the city as "Bengaluru".
> Wikipedia's article on the city is still named "Bangalore". The discussion
> page there justifies it on the ground that the city's renaming is not yet
> official. All major newspapers in the city continue to identify their
> editions as "Bangalore".
> Given that, shouldn't OSM also list it as "Bangalore"? Like Wikipedia, OSM
> needs NPOV in such matters. If no one has an objection, I will rename the
> appropriate nodes. We can switch to "Bengaluru" when it becomes official.

who says it is not official? apart from wikipedia?

Kenneth Gonsalves
Senior Project Officer

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