[OSM-talk] NPE waterways

Richard Fairhurst richard at systemeD.net
Wed Jul 23 13:33:42 BST 2008

Barnett, Phillip wrote:

> From my local knowledge of some parts of Wales, I'd agree strongly   
> that NPE names are _frequently_ incorrect compared with modern   
> labelling of towns/villages and other features, and are hence Not To  
>  Be Trusted

Though if you understand something about Welsh orthography and  
pronunciation it's often pretty easy to reverse engineer the proper  
name from NPE.

Follow-ups to talk-gb, I think.


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