[OSM-talk] shortened names

Robin Paulson robin.paulson at gmail.com
Tue Jul 26 04:53:39 BST 2011

On 11 July 2011 13:32, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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. :-)

does anyone here know what st albans in uk is actually called then?

i've been told it's st albans, not saint albans as i 'corrected' it to


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