[Talk-us] name expansion bot (Re: Imports information on the wiki)

Mike N niceman at att.net
Sun Jan 15 13:35:14 GMT 2012

On 1/15/2012 8:28 AM, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
> Actually the script also expanded the W to West. But my point is that it
> is a TIGER entry error, and any future script needs to take into account
> that these exist and people may have already fixed them to the correct
> names.

  Agreed- if we're thinking of a bot that periodically fixes everything, 
we need a special tag that says "abbreviation_bot=back_off" (but perhaps 
not so verbose) - something that tells the bot not to touch the name 
because it is unusual and has been manually checked.

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