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

Bryce Nesbitt bryce2 at obviously.com
Sun Apr 5 06:16:01 UTC 2015


On Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 4:01 PM, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:

>  On 5/04/2015 8:12 AM, Bryce Nesbitt wrote:
>
>  This mailing list community veers toward nit picking and bike shedding,
> and tends to block rather than guide forward change.  It's also a tiny
> fraction of the mapping community, which is sad.
> --------------------
>  *"Published" *in this sense means published on the wiki,
>
>  By this definition a Draft proposal is published .. if taken literally.
> Published ... is not a 'good' word for the intended use.
>

So come up with a better word.
Let's find common ground to improve the wiki's role in the project.


The misunderstanding in the role of the wiki vote has been persistent,
harmful, and long standing.
"Approved" on an OSM project web page implies, incorrectly and quite
strongly, an endorsement by the entire project.
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