[talk-ph] City in well city names

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Thu Feb 25 13:20:08 GMT 2010


As far as I remember, those city names where OSM place=town/city
nodes.  I extracted that data for Andre last year (unless they updated
the data).

On 2/25/10, Totor <totor_osm at yahoo.com> wrote:
> You mark a point there Eugene, that could indeed be the reason for the word
> "City" in road signs.
>
> I think we should at least be consistent in the different pages / websites.
> From which data is this page generated :
> http://openstreetmap.org.ph/viewall.php ?
>
> Regards,
>
> Totor
>
>
> --- On Wed, 2/24/10, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The reason why you'll see signs that add the word
>> "City" is because achieving city status is a
>> "badge of honor". The city governments would like
>> to proclaim that they are a city (which implies a more
>> developed places) every chance they get! So I wouldn't
>> put too much weight on those signs and government websites.
>> ;-)
>>
>>
>> My two centavos,
>> Eugene (osm:seav)
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