[Tagging] Proposal: Rename wiki status "Approved" to "Published"

Jan van Bekkum jan.vanbekkum at gmail.com
Fri Apr 3 14:49:11 UTC 2015


Is "supported" reasonable?

On Fri, Apr 3, 2015 at 4:41 PM Tobias Knerr <osm at tobias-knerr.de> wrote:

> On 03.04.2015 11:22, Bryce Nesbitt wrote:
> > The proposal on the table is to change the wiki status of "Approved" to
> > read "Published"
>
> I would prefer to stay with "approved". Using "published" would not
> actually make things clearer, quite the opposite: Using the normal
> meaning of "published", a proposal is published as soon as someone hits
> the save button.
>
> > The feeling is the term "published" is less
> > likely to cause new mappers to incorrectly weight the tagging
> > conventions described on the wiki.
>
> Placing more weight on tags that are the result of public discussion and
> represent a consensus among interested mappers is actually a good thing.
>
>
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