[Talk-us] Directional Prefix/Postfix Proposal
amillar503 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 8 05:22:03 BST 2010
On Sat, 2010-08-07 at 13:15 -0700, Paul Johnson wrote:
> I vote for
> 3) It's there for good reason. If you want abbreviations, tell your map
> renderer to garble the data for you. Pre-garbling the data complicates
> other usage scenarios. Don't do it.
Call me an "abbreviation police" if you want. But you can make software
reliably abbreviate things; you can't make it reliably unabbreviate
things. If you think you really need abbreviations, you need to work on
the renderer, not the tags.
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