[Tagging] tag proposal "image=http:/... .jpg"
osm at tobias-knerr.de
Sat Feb 6 18:36:17 GMT 2010
Ulf Lamping wrote:
> There are conceptual differences between WP and OSM, but the underlying
> problem stays the same. Choose one "prominent" photo representing the
> object. WP can do it, so I don't see a good reason why we can't.
Of course we can. I'm just trying to explain that this problem is very
similar to the other decisions required when creating a Wikipedia
article, and quite different from what we usually do when collecting map
> The image tag represents an image of the object, not necessarily the
> best possible image ever made.
That's technically correct, but people will replace an image with a
"better" one and oppose to it being replaced with "worse" ones anyway.
>> Similarly, it's objective information that my favourite walk is a route
>> from X via Y to Z.
> No, if you tell me this, you could simply lie to me :-)
I wouldn't tag it as "my favourite walk", though, but use the objective
"a route from X via Y to Z", just as you would tag your favourite
picture as "an image of object O".
> P.S: BTW: It doesn't really matter what you think about it! People will
> use image=xy anyway as they already do ;-)
Of course they will. I'm just posting this for the "told ya so" rights
once we get "my image is nicer than yours" edit wars on images and
quality/relevance criteria for image inclusions.
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