[Tagging] Non Proposed Features

M∡rtin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon Aug 16 16:32:22 BST 2010

Am 16. August 2010 16:31 schrieb Matthias Meißer <digi_c at arcor.de>:
> 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.

this might not in all cases be justified. Actually it isn't helpful if
established features are taken back to proposed status for formal

>... but IMHO the
> feature list needs some kind of soft moderation:

which is already executed by the comunity. In unclear cases the
disputed features will usually pop up on the mailing lists for further

> 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.

I'm not so sure about this. I think many features just get somehow
into the system and get documented in the wiki later when they are
already widely in use.

> 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.

I think this is currently in discussion on the lists for emergency.
Office was already discussed quite a bit in the past months. AFAIK it
is not disputed.


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