[Osmf-talk] Board response: Disputed Area Policy (Crimea request)
osm at won2.de
Fri Feb 8 21:56:20 UTC 2019
Christoph Hormann schrieb:
> And i think this includes staying open to
> the possibility that the compromise position you have now decided on is
> a bad idea.
I'd strongly assume the board knows it was a bad idea. But it
would look quite strange to the public if they either state it
was a bad idea or change their decision yet again. So we got what
we got for one of several reasons:
* The board got two new members, so the quorum and majority
changed. Hard to change your decision so better make up some
arguments for the original one.
* The decision was taken on merely personal emotions and
relations and not so much on any factual argument. Hard to make
* The board has a perfectly valid reason. But if they'd tell you,
they'd have to kill you.
* The board believes that there should be an exception to every
Whatever it is, we sadly won't get a statement conceding this was
a wrong decision. So you have to pick the right one for you or
make up your own.
I for one, to be honest, had been impressed by the final
explanation they published.
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