[Wikipedia-l] Re: Naming conventions (city names)

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Mon Aug 12 22:49:48 UTC 2002

Toby Bartels wrote:

>I saw the tail end of discussion of this issue on this list,
>but I didn't participate and, thinking that the issue was decided,
>but also thinking that the decision was (to an extent) wrong,
>and seeing no mention of the dissent that I remembered from the list
>on the page [[Wikipedia:Naming conventions (city names)]],
>I added a statement of my opinion, just for the record, on the talk page.
>To my surprise, many others chimed in to say that they felt the same,
>and in fact some have now been saying that the issue was ''never'' decided.
>If that is true, then the naming conventions page is in error
>(to the extent that it purports to describe settled policy).
>'''I especially urge natives and residents of the British Isles,
>and other native English speakers in Europe, to weigh in!!!'''
I've been following the discussion which has become quite long -- to the 
point where I'm not sure what is still being debated anymore!

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