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[mkgmap-dev] announced streets are wrong for abbreviated street names on nuvi

From Jeffrey Ollie jeff at ocjtech.us on Mon Dec 20 14:43:20 GMT 2010

On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 4:56 AM,  <charlie at cferrero.net> wrote:
> maning sambale (emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com) wrote:
>> @Charlie,
>> That is correct, but in the case of the name below, this is what I saw
>> on the ground (street sign).
> Fair enough - but how is your GPS supposed to know that E stands for
> Eulogio??? In fact, forget the dumb GPSr - if I saw a street labelled
> E Rodriguez I would also assume that the street was called East
> Rodriguez!

A similar situation exists locally - there's a major street called "E.
P. True Parkway" - I know that the "E." does *not* stand for East
although I have yet to uncover what it actually stands for.

Jeff Ollie

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