[OSM-talk] Fixing wiki* -> brand:wiki*

Simon Poole simon at poole.ch
Wed Sep 27 11:57:06 UTC 2017

Am 27.09.2017 um 13:30 schrieb Andy Mabbett:
> For example, until the UK version went titsup a few years back, there
> were chains of stores in the UK and in Australia, each called
> "Woolworths". Though they had common roots, they were not the same.
Why would that matter to OSM?

Given that they are already disambiguated by geography?

And that if you are looking for a "Woolworths" in Australia you don't
really care if there is/was a chain of the same name in the UK?

PS: in OSMĀ  such brands tend end up in the name tag in any case

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