[Tagging] Tag approval process or its absence (was: Voting for Relation type=waterway)

sabas88 sabas88 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 21 09:50:29 GMT 2012

2012/2/21 Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org>

> I don't think that a tagging style that works best in Europe will
> automatically also be the one that works best in South America. Any attempt
> to force everyone to use the same style will automatically make the map
> *less* good in some places. I think that it is one of the great strengths
> of OSM that we can allow people to map what is good for them locally, and
> we should not throw that away just because some programmer somewhere finds
> it easier to roll out his iPhone app if tags are synchronized the world
> over!
> And if there's three or four different tagging schemes for the same thing
in the same country? Changing in quantity, genre or spelling for instance.

> Bye
> Frederik
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