PhantomSoul wrote:Frankly, introducing a hash tag syntax to names just further complicates a UI that already appears overwhelming for many new editors.
PhantomSoul wrote:A bigger caveat to this, however, might be how many editors are familiar with universal phonetic spelling, and how many of those are familiar with how to produce many of its whacky characters on a keyboard?
mapcat wrote:The spreadsheet lists TR-xxx as a proposed abbreviation for Township Road.
vectorspace wrote:(2) TR-xxx
Pronounced "Tribal Route" followed by the characters (up to six, but could just be one). This would be a generic tribal route designation for any tribal land that would accommodate it. This is not intended to be mandatory for use on all tribal lands, but rather a common form similar to "SR-xxx" for state routes.
hmarian wrote:Working with Waze to fix this is the way to go.
jasonh300 wrote:This would be a very bad idea and would defeat the true purpose of Alt Name fields (which is for search results).
jasonh300 wrote:However, it wouldn't be a bad idea for a new dedicated field in which a phonetic spelling of names could be entered.
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