[OSM-talk] [HOT] Nametagging: Local script versus

Ed Avis eda at waniasset.com
Mon Feb 28 16:55:05 GMT 2011

Jean-Marc Liotier <jm <at> liotier.org> writes:

>By the way, for latin script names, should we use int_name, name:en or 
>both ?

If the name is still in Arabic, but Arabic written with the Latin alphabet,
then name:ar at Latin would be correct.  (There may be some more precise
specification of exactly which romanization scheme you use - see the 120
different Latin spellings of 'Gadaffi' - but just ar at Latin would probably be

If the name is like 'Tripoli', a non-Arabic name, then name:en (plus in this case
name:it) or int_name would be appropriate.

Ed Avis <eda at waniasset.com>

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