[Tagging] Requirements for proposals and voting to be valid

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Wed May 11 14:27:31 BST 2011


On 11 May 2011 23:04, Richard Mann <richard.mann.westoxford at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 1:52 PM, Chris Hill <osm at raggedred.net> wrote:
>> The wiki should be a place to document the various parts of OSM, and for
>> things like software it can be useful. For tags, however, it is getting
>> steadily more and more complex and confusing and less and less beneficial.
>
> I think we need to set a wiki principle: it should be descriptive. If
> there are different views then we should describe them, with an
> objective indication of relative popularity. Deleting someone's views
> because you disagree is vandalism.

+1

Regardless what the object of interest people want to tag, people are
going to tag something if it is of enough importance to them, and we
should be describing things on the wiki so that we don't end up with
10 different ways to tag the same thing.



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