[OSM-talk] shortened names

Joseph Reeves iknowjoseph at gmail.com
Wed Jul 27 21:04:13 BST 2011


But that's just tagging for the renderer (or reader). If my sat nav can't
pronounce st as "saint" I'd blame the software, not the data.

On 27 Jul 2011 20:38, "Steve Doerr" <doerr.stephen at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 27/07/2011 18:23, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer wrote:
>> ...but the point is that here the name seems to be "St Albans" so why
>> should we be the only ones to expand it?
>>
>
> So that satnavs can more easily work out how to pronounce it?
>
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> Steve
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