[Tagging] Non Proposed Features

Vincent Pottier vpottier at gmail.com
Mon Aug 16 15:37:54 BST 2010

On 16/08/2010 16:31, Matthias Meißer wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> as I noted in my diary, the forums,...
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/!i!/diary/11477
> I would like to improve the features page and other wiki pages around.
> Therefore I asked at the talk page
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Proposed_features#Cleanup_Request
> I checked the current german map feature list and noticed a lot few 
> features and key that are new but non proposed. I beg the authors to 
> move them out of the list back to the proposed features.
> I create a template to label them
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features#Non_proposed_features 
> Hope nobody is angry, of course everybody can tag as he like but IMHO 
> the feature list needs some kind of soft moderation:
> 1. it is for the most people 'the reference' esp. newbies
> 2. the community should have the right to talk about new ideas
> 3. Proposals seem to be the only way to avoid conflicts and get good 
> models that work fine worldwide.
> Of course the proposal process is far away from beeing perfect, looks 
> a little bit like master control, makes it ardous to introduce new 
> features. But on the other hand we get a good overview whats new, have 
> time to think about ideas and involve the community in a creative way 
> instead of showing something final.
> Especially complete new Keys like OFFICE=* or EMERGENCY=* should be 
> discussed to show up where their items start and end and if there 
> might be better solutions.
> So what do you think?
+1 !
> regards
> Matthias

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