[OSM-talk] [OHM] Should we map former endonyms?

Gorm E. Johnsen osmlist at gorm.cc
Thu Mar 20 08:43:59 UTC 2014


>but astonishingly I can't find a single instance of these with taginfo
right now (maybe some mass-retagging?).

An example of different names through time:
http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/9873833
Instances like the one above are even searchable in nominatim.

It was even an outcry in media recently of g****e rendered the old name:
http://www.spiegel.de/international/zeitgeist/google-maps-mistakenly-identifies-berlin-square-as-adolf-hitler-platz-a-942774.html

best regards

-gorm
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