[OSM-talk] shortened names

Kay Drangmeister kay at drangmeister.net
Wed Jul 27 12:17:50 BST 2011

Am 27.07.2011, 12:01 Uhr, schrieb Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net>:
> every native English speaker would
> pronunce St in that context as 'saint'. That, to me, is a pretty conclusive
> argument that we should tag "St".

Alas, and in German "St" abbreviates "Sankt" (which also means by chance Saint).
So you can conclusively say for each place if it's the english or the german
Abbreviation? Not to mention other countries with multiple languages.


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