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

Tod Fitch tod at fitchdesign.com
Fri Apr 3 15:01:59 UTC 2015

“Supported” by whom? To me that implies that a number of data consumers/renders will use that data.

I personally interpret a voted on wiki proposal as “recommended”.


> On Apr 3, 2015, at 7:49 AM, Jan van Bekkum <jan.vanbekkum at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is "supported" reasonable?
> On Fri, Apr 3, 2015 at 4:41 PM Tobias Knerr <osm at tobias-knerr.de <mailto: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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