[OSM-talk] shortened names

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 7 10:29:44 BST 2011

On 7 July 2011 19:23, Pieren <pieren3 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 7:45 AM, Jochen Topf <jochen at remote.org> wrote:
>> Yes, thats the consensus and has been for a long time. Some mappers always
>> disagree, just ignore them. :-)
> +1
> And in software, it is always easier to shorten a word than expanding an
> abbreviation. 'st' is for 'Saint' or for 'Street' ?

In some cases, the official name is with the abbreviation, eg St.
George Bank in Australia and there is a town named St. George.

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