[OSM-talk] shortened names

andrzej zaborowski balrogg at gmail.com
Thu Jul 7 14:33:50 BST 2011

On 7 July 2011 11:29, John Smith <deltafoxtrot256 en gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7 July 2011 19:23, Pieren <pieren3 en gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 7:45 AM, Jochen Topf <jochen en 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.

Still you say Saint George, not S.T. George.


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