[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Reception Desk
Jan van Bekkum
jan.vanbekkum at gmail.com
Sun Mar 8 22:15:14 UTC 2015
On Sun, Mar 8, 2015, 23:09 Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/03/2015 1:22 AM, Andreas Goss wrote:
> > Why do you even bother with a proposal when you bascially don't care
> > about tagging?
> I care to get good, if not the best, tags. I try to get ideas for these
> from the tagging group. I don't care for arguments on a proposal that
> are not directly relevant to that proposal.
> > If you want to tag reception_desks in whatever random way then just go
> > ahead and do it.
> I don't want a "random way" .. thank you for the derogatory comment.
> > Then people will see what you used on taginfo when looking for
> > reception and at some point you just make a wiki page with in use.
> You really don't care for the tagging group much, do you?
> The way I search for a relevant tag is to use the wiki, not taginfo. I
> suspect many mappers do the same. Using a tag that is not on the wiki
> will probably mean it is not rendered.. thus I may have wasted my
> effort. By waving the flag for this possibly new tag, the tag gets
> improved by thoughtfull comments, advertised, and hopefully approved.
> >> ----------------------------------------------------------
> >> Request For Comments ...
> >> I see this as part of improving the proposal .. not as showing a
> >> complete, fully functional for all possible things, fault free tag. If
> >> only complete fault free and all encompassing tags are to be proposed
> >> then there will be NO tags.
> >> By all means comment on things that could be better ... and hopefully
> >> suggest possible solutions.
> >> Don't think a proposal should have addressed all possible things.. if
> >> they could see the world and all its problems, and then solve them in
> >> the bast possible way .. well OSM would not need proposals .. they would
> >> simply go straight to tags! And there would be no need of the tagging
> >> group.
> >> Criticism that a proposal is incomplete, should have address some issue
> >> .. before being proposed .. will simply discourage people from using the
> >> tagging group at all and going straight to make a tag without
> >> consultation .. leading to a worse situation. People here need to
> >> encourage proposals .. no matter how poor they might think them to be,
> >> to do otherwise is to discourage the use of this group.
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