[Imports] [Imports-us] Best practices for address imports

Greg Troxel gdt at ir.bbn.com
Tue Dec 3 11:25:42 UTC 2013


Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> writes:

> Also worth noting that judging whether or not the data to be added
> makes the "database better for the broad public" is not something that
> the broad public will be able to do because they don't understand how
> the project works. The broad public are likely to say "why, a database
> with more data is certainly better than a database with less data
> innit?" - you'd have to let the OSM community be the judge of what
> they want to take on.

Agreed - I meant that the "better for the broad public" judgement should
be made by people that are actively involved in OSM.  I was holding up
the Mass building import as something that fit that test - it had the
support of all the active local mappers (that answered email at all).
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