[OSM-talk] iD influencing tagging

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon Apr 8 07:50:37 UTC 2019

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> On 7. Apr 2019, at 22:23, Yuri Astrakhan <yuriastrakhan at gmail.com> wrote:
> A good example is "denomination=evangelical" -- German speakers should not use it for "evangelisch" which stands for denomination=protestant. The word may be the same, but we treat "evangelical" as an ID for a specific meaning, rather than reflect local language customs.

actually “evangelical” translates in German to “evangelikal”, which doesn’t seem to be very confusing. Someone thinking it means “evangelisch” is likely mapping in a domain s/he isn’t acquainted with.

Cheers, Martin 

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