[Osmf-talk] Board response: Disputed Area Policy (Crimea request)

Carlos Sánchez erielkhan at gmail.com
Thu Feb 7 20:44:40 UTC 2019


Just a question. Why The board didn't think about using the OpaVote or
other system to open the decision to the community?

Den tors 7 feb. 2019 21:14 skrev Christoph Hormann <chris_hormann at gmx.de>:

> On Thursday 07 February 2019, Heather Leson wrote:
> > [...]
> >
> > On a more general note, there have been discussions about tagging
> > different sets of national borders on the tagging list and wiki
> > recently, and we
> > are looking forward to OpenStreetMap being able to model different,
> > even conflicting views of borders in the not so distant future.
>
> Let it be noted that with that statement the board in my eyes quite
> clearly exceeds its own mandate and that of the OSMF (as described in
> the OSMF mission statement).  You here express you look forward to OSM
> recording alternative views or opinions about the geography that
> conflict with what is observable on the ground.  This is not a neutral
> statement, this is expressing a specific direction in which you desire
> the community to move.
>
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> Christoph Hormann
> http://www.imagico.de/
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