[HOT] osm now has changeset discussions - use for validation messages?
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Mon Nov 3 15:36:21 UTC 2014
moltonel3x on #OSM irc just noted something that we should also keep in
There is a potential for confusion between "changeset comment" and
I do not think it will affect us very much, but it is something we
should keep in mind in case new mappers don't quite understand there is
a difference and one we would very much like them to fill out and the
other is optional.
On 11/2/2014 3:42 PM, Dan S wrote:
> Hi all,
> OpenStreetMap has a new feature called changeset discussions - described here:
> It seems quite useful for feedback on HOT aerial mapping. As an
> example, I just validated a square and I added a comment on the actual
> changeset itself:
> For now, I _also_ put the same comment into the Tasking Manager item:
> A nice thing about this new feature is that it automatically emails
> the right people to notify them of the comments. A possible negative
> is that the "conversation" is entirely public.
> Any other HOT validators have opinions about whether we should start
> to make more use of the feature?
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