[OSM-talk] Bilingual street names

Roozbeh Pournader roozbeh at gmail.com
Wed Apr 25 14:00:13 BST 2007

On 4/25/07, Barnett, Phillip <Phillip.Barnett at itn.co.uk> wrote:
> With one caveat - shouldn't we be using the more complete revision of
> ISO639-3 instead of ISO639-1 ? In which case we'd use name:cym=placename
> and name:eng=placename

No, definitely not. ISO 639-3 is about all those dialects and
not-necessarily-even-written languages out there. For things written
on streets and amenities, 639-1 and 639-2 definitely suffice.


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