[Talk-us] Directional Prefix/Postfix Proposal
kevin at atkinson.dhs.org
Sun Aug 8 05:35:46 BST 2010
On Sun, 8 Aug 2010, Richard Welty wrote:
> On 8/8/10 12:22 AM, Alan Millar wrote:
>> 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.
> i concur. abbreviations are for the renderer(s), not for the database.
For those voting +1 have you even read my original proposal on the reason I
want to abbreviate?
In any case I am already sick of this debate and am staying out of it, so
it doesn't really matter.
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