I added some detail for this tagging to:
On Mon, Oct 9, 2017 at 2:05 PM, john whelan wrote:
> Sounds good to me.
> Cheerio John
> On 9 Oct 2017 3:55 pm, "Martijn van Exel" wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I contacted the most active mappers in NB. It seems that mapping
>> bilingual street destinations with destination:street:fr and
>> destination:street:en respectively is an acceptable solution. So the exit
>> way related to the image in our ticket (https://github.com/TelenavMap
>> ping/mapping-projects/issues/27) would be mapped as:
>> destination=New Maryland
>> destination:street:fr=Rue Regent Sud
>> destination:street:en=Regent Street South
>> destination:ref=101 South
>> (just destination tags, ignoring the other tags obviously needed)
>> As promised, I will update the OSM wiki to clarify the destination:street
>> tagging some.
>> Does this sound okay to you?
>> Thanks for all your feedback.
>> On Fri, Oct 6, 2017 at 3:36 PM, Martijn van Exel wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> Thanks all for your input. I get a sense that there is a preference for
>>> separating out the names on these destination signs in separate language
>>> tags, even though documentation for destination:street is sparse. To be
>>> sure I contacted what I hope are the top mappers in NB. A list of mappers I
>>> contacted and the message I sent is in the github ticket (
>>> https://github.com/TelenavMapping/mapping-projects/issues/27). This is
>>> based on the Pascal Neis web site http://resultmaps.neis-one.org/oooc .
>>> It would be nice to update the NB wiki page with a French / English map
>>> but I will leave that to the experts.
>>> I will try and clarify the destination:street documentation on the wiki
>>> next week.
>>> On Mon, Oct 2, 2017 at 10:16 PM, J.P. Kirby
On 2017-10-03, at 12:33 AM, Matthew Darwin wrote:
> Hi J.P.
> This sounds reasonable. Do we have a map that shows which areas of
the province are French area vs English area. For us non-NBers. Or I
suppose one could guess by looking at the existing tags there. (I would
assume Fredericton is English area?) If we have a list then could update
the NB wiki page. https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/New_Brunswick
The general rule is that southern and western NB is English, northern
and eastern is French; but there are exceptions, and a couple places like
Bathurst and Campbellton are 50/50.
But yes, you can almost always tell from the tags and the street names
themselves (e.g. "St. Mary's" vs "Sainte-Marie").
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