[OSM-talk] shortened names

M∡rtin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon Jul 11 02:32:13 BST 2011


2011/7/7 Jochen Topf <jochen at remote.org>:
> On Thu, Jul 07, 2011 at 03:35:07PM +1200, Robin Paulson wrote:
>> is there any consensus on shortening of parts of names?...
>> i was under the impression consensus was to type the full word, then
>> renderers would shorten where necessary? apparently some mappers
>> disagree though
>
> Yes, thats the consensus and has been for a long time. Some mappers always
> disagree, just ignore them. :-)


+1

I'd only insert abbreviations in the db if you copy from a street sign
and you are in doubt about or don't know the expanded version.

cheers,
Martin



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