[Osmf-talk] Directed Editing Policy

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 21 01:27:31 UTC 2017


I think these proposals are sensible and would go along way to avoiding
problems if followed.

Cheerio John

On 20 November 2017 at 19:54, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:

> Hi,
>
>    the DWG has prepared a policy on "Directed Editing" (former working
> title "Organised Editing Policy"). Read it here:
>
> https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Directed_Editing_Policy
>
> The policy picks up (but doesn't slavishly follow) the results of our
> survey, where it became obvious that transparency and communications are
> what mappers find most important about organised mapping efforts. The
> policy replaces the somewhat fuzzy terms of "paid" and "organised"
> editing with the concept of "directed editing", which is essentially
> when you're required to edit OSM (because of work, a school assignment
> etc) and/or when you're told by others exactly what and how to map.
>
> The DWG is interested in feedback on this proposal. Are you currently
> involved in some form of editing that would be covered by the policy?
> Does the policy present an unnecessary obstacle for some activities? If
> you have witnessed organised mapping efforts that caused problems -
> would these problems have been avoided if people had adhered to the
> proposed policy?
>
> Bye
> Frederik
>
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