[OSM-talk] name tags on place=country and how they're rendered on lowzoom

Sascha Silbe sascha-ml-gis-osm-talk at silbe.org
Wed Jan 14 21:22:08 GMT 2009


On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 08:14:21PM +0000, ?var Arnfj?r? Bjarmason wrote:

> * Most have the common English name in the name= field, e.g. Germany 
> and Andorra
At least for Germany, this has already been fixed on 2008-12-04.
name=* (without a language code) should be the name in the local 
language.

 From the wiki page defining the meaning of name [1]:
> name=Irgendwas        (the default name, used locally)
> name:en=Something     (the name in English)


[1] http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:name

CU Sascha

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