[Tagging] Thoughts on how to replace or modify an exist/established tag (Was: Feature Proposal - RFC - sluice_gate)

Simone Saviolo simone.saviolo at gmail.com
Thu Jan 6 22:52:56 GMT 2011

2011/1/6 Ulf Lamping <ulf.lamping at googlemail.com>

> Am 06.01.2011 23:06, schrieb Simone Saviolo:
>> ... but in fact the map is not reliably usable.
> Fine, if you think OSM is working unreliably - just go on and start your
> own reliable project :-)
> If you set up something like an "OSM core profile" and the majority of
> people find it useful, this might - in the future - become an addition or
> exchange of the current wiki page anarchy - when people agree that it's more
> useful than the current wiki thing. Side note: The Map Features is basically
> already such a thing.
> I've seen several of such discussions over the OSM years passed now - and I
> just habe some serious doubts that this will happen. BTW: I did intense
> analyzing of the existing features and I can tell you that even this took a
> *lot* of time. Don't underestimate the effort for such a culture independent
> profile (if this is possible at all).
> What most people completely seem to miss here: The current "wiki anarchy"
> just shows, that finding a clear and valuable (definition of a) tag is
> *much* more dfficult than most people can even imagine ...

I know, I know :-) probably I'm just being impatient to see everything fall
in place.

> P.S: Reading this thread, I've already seen a lot of bullshit bingo
> candidates, being "process maturity" one of the most valuable ;-)

Well, last week I won my first five-number at a Bingo, is it already my turn
for my maiden bingo? :-)


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