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

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Sat Mar 22 14:45:15 UTC 2014



> Am 22/mar/2014 um 15:32 schrieb Tobias Knerr <osm at tobias-knerr.de>:
> 
> In my opinion, old_name:fi is for Finnish names that have fallen out of
> use, regardless of whether it has been replaced by a Finnish name or a
> Russian name.
> 
> This interpretation also offers a lot more flexibility to applications
> than yours does, because it does not lose the important information
> whether or not the name is still actively used.


+1, you are right, although "fell out of use" might lead to discussions sometimes (when in doubt, do not prefix old_ )

cheers,
Martin


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