[GSoC] Moderation Queue for osm.org

Yos Riady yosriady at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 02:53:55 UTC 2015

Thanks for clarifying! I have sent Serge an email.

On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 12:59 AM, Tom Hughes <tom at compton.nu> wrote:

> On 15/03/15 16:52, Yos Riady wrote:
>  As I understand it from the one-line summary, this project is about
>> adding a reporting and moderation system for the osm website. It'll mean
>> adding a new "Report" page where events and users can be reported and a
>> dashboard for admin users to receive and process these reports. Having
>> made some edits on the openstreetmap website, I can understand why this
>> feature is very important. In fact, I'm surprised we don't have that
>> already. From what I understand, the detailed implementation involves:
>>   * Creating a new polymorphic model that points to either a ChangeSet
>>     or a User model that is being reported
> In the first instance it's more about diary entries and comments than
> about changesets, though we can consider extending to include that if there
> is enough time. Serge (the mentor) has the details.
> The key point is the idea of a polymorphic model anyway, as that will
> allow us to support reporting of anything.
>    * Views and controllers to support reporting and admin
>> approval/moderation
> Well reporting will be done from existing views I imagine but yes new
> views will be needed for presenting moderation requests to admins.
> Tom
> --
> Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)
> http://compton.nu/
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