[OSM-talk] immutable=yes Fwd: DEC Lands
rory at technomancy.org
Fri Mar 13 17:50:45 GMT 2009
On 09/03/09 18:25, Russ Nelson wrote:
> Earlier, I proposed that certain datasets should be immutable; whether
> by policy or mechanism as needed. I propose importing the NYS DEC
> Lands as an immutable set of data. If you read this exchange with
> Robert Morrell, you can see why they feel that NO changes AT ALL are
> appropriate. I agree with them. This dataset constitutes a legal
> description of the property managed by the NYS Department of
> Environmental Conservation, and changes by any OSM editor are not
> consistent with the nature of the data.
> How do people feel about me importing this data (with all of their
> metadata), adding an immutable=yes tag, with the intent of tracking
> their dataset, and deleting --outright-- any changes made by OSM
What wouldn't be immutable? If I map a road. I might think "I know where
this road is, it doesn't make sense for someone else to change this,
I'll just make it immutable"
OSM is a wiki. Everything is editable.
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