Use acronyms for places in titles?

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If an article is named "Montgomery Co., MD" should we...

Poll ended at Mon Apr 07, 2008 10:00 pm

...allow it?
1
8%
...rename or "move" the title to "Montgomery County, Maryland"?
10
83%
Consider another approach?
1
8%
 
Total votes: 12

The_Earl
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Postby The_Earl » Mon Apr 07, 2008 12:30 pm

Thomas_Lerman wrote:Good to know. Same question on Mt. Pleasant, Ft. Collins, etc. Does it recognize these abbreviations as well as it spelled out?


Fort works, Mount does not. 'Mt Tam' does not find Mountain_Tam, or Mount_Tam

The Earl

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Postby Thomas_Lerman » Mon Apr 07, 2008 12:52 pm

Interesting the Ft & St works, but Mt does not. I would have expected Mt to work for Mount and Mtn to work for Mountain. Maybe we can enhance the search to cover some of these cases.

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Postby ritcheymt-p40 » Mon Apr 07, 2008 10:48 pm

Wow, a ten to two poll result? We've resolved something! With hardly any forking! Woo-hoo! :D


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