[talk-ch] Street name comparison for all of Switzerland

Kal Conley kcconley at gmail.com
Sat Dec 22 11:26:09 CET 2012


Simon,
Can you also list the streets *do* match? Like perhaps at the bottom in
green or something?

Am 11/12/12 9:28 AM, schrieb Stefan Keller:
> Agreed.
>
> One of the experts from Swisstopo responded recently after I gave him
> the hint that OSM is doing a comparison.
>
> He answered:
> <<
> Die Schreibweisen im GWR haben m.E. eine sehr gute Qualittät. (...).
> Gerade aber beim Ae, Oe, Ue resp. Ä, Ö, Ü existiert heute kein
> Standard ausser, dass man pro Gemeinde einheitlich schreibt.
> Ich habe das Wiki durch folgende Erläuterungen ergänzt: [1]. 
> Wichtig scheint mir auch, dass man in OSM die Version verwendet
> Ae/OE/Ue resp. Ä Ö Ü, welche offiziell ist (d.h. die Schrweibweise von
> GWR zu verweden, würde ich immer empfehlen).
> <<
>
> Stefan
>
> [1] http://giswiki.hsr.ch/Schreibweise_Strassennamen#N.C3.A4heres_zu_Umlauten_von_A.2C_O.2C_U_am_Anfang_von_Strassennamen
>
>
> 2012/11/12 Simon Poole <simon at poole.ch <mailto:simon at poole.ch>>
>
>
>     It may be very well regulated, but that doesn't stop people from
>     making mistakes.
>
>     An (non-name) example: http://qa.poole.ch/ch-roads/AG/4001.html
>     There are three obviously wrong PLZ6 values (this is actually a
>     surprise since it would be easy to catch these automatically). I
>     suspect these are simple typos during data entry, it is
>     unreasonable to expect it to be different with names. If we
>     suspect a real error, best would to check with the municipality in
>     question since they did the data entry in the first place.
>
>     Simon
>
>
>     Am 11.11.2012 23:36, schrieb Stefan Keller:
>>     Dear all
>>
>>     The designation of geographic place names is very well regulated.
>>     Although there are sometimes deviations for historical and other
>>     reasons. And there are even lively discussions between
>>     historicians, linguists and others.
>>
>>     This is the official page about geographic
>>     names: http://www.swisstopo.admin.ch/internet/swisstopo/en/home/topics/toponymie.html 
>>
>>     And this is an inofficial - but at least for German very
>>     up-to-date - Wiki page about almost all questions
>>     around geographic names:
>>     http://giswiki.hsr.ch/Schreibweise_geografische_Namen 
>>
>>     If there is any specific question I can forward them to experts
>>     in german and french at Swisstopo.
>>
>>     Stefan
>>
>>
>>     2012/11/9 Michael Kleidt <m_kleidt at bluewin.ch
>>     <mailto:m_kleidt at bluewin.ch>>
>>
>>         In Winterthur is a strange case:
>>
>>         Hessengütlistrasse 	road 	Hessengüetlistrasse
>>
>>
>>         The street signs on both ends of the street are showing
>>         "Hessengüetlistrasse".
>>         The near hotel is named 'Hotel Hessengüetli' and is in the
>>         'Im Hessengüetli' street.
>>
>>         Is this a typo in the offical Data? Should I tag it with
>>         official_name=Hessengütlistrasse ?
>>
>>
>>         Regards
>>
>>         mdk
>>
>>
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