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

Stephan Knauss osm at stephans-server.de
Thu Jul 28 17:17:59 BST 2011

Joseph Reeves writes: 

> Some might argue that this will render nicely for those of us who don't read
> Arabic, but it's completely wrong. The name:en tag exists for a reason - put
> the English in there and have the name: as طرابلس

some places render it better. e.g this bilingual rendering requested by 
someone from the HOT 



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