[OSM-talk] Use of official names Re: shortened names

Matt Williams lists at milliams.com
Thu Jul 28 15:44:42 BST 2011

On 28 July 2011 16:41, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2011/7/28 Kay Drangmeister <kay at drangmeister.net>:
>> Yup, my favourite is Europe's most important country:
>> http://osm.org/go/0B2j-
>> covering the country name for UK, Germany, and other nearby countries :-D
> If you're referring to Belgium: they actually do have 3 official
> names. Not sure how to deal "correctly" with this naming only one
> without insulting one or the other.

What's often done in this case is not putting anything in the 'name'
key and only filling in name:fr, name:en etc.

Matt Williams

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