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

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Thu Mar 20 12:27:56 UTC 2014

> Am 20/mar/2014 um 10:54 schrieb Pieren <pieren3 at gmail.com>:
> I think there is a consensus
> to not map historic features in OSM when they don't exist any more
> (the famous "on the ground" rule). What is the interest of tagging the
> 3, 5 or 10 previous endonyms when the topology is different today ?

in the example of Theodor-Heuss-Platz there is no different topology AFAIK, it was only the name that changed. 


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