[Tagging] Accepted or rejected?

Pieren pieren3 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 10:51:45 UTC 2015

On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 3:04 PM, Kotya Karapetyan <kotya.lists at gmail.com> wrote:

> I propose to clarify it by changing the recommended number of votes in
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features#Approved_or_rejected
> from "...8 unanimous approval votes or 15 total votes with a majority
> approval..."
> to "...8 or more unanimous approval votes or 10 or more total votes with
> more than 74 % approval...".
> This will not change anything in terms of the ongoing discussion of how the
> approval influences other things. So the discussion can continue. But we'd
> introduce some mathematical logic in the process.

The main criticism about "votes" is the "approved" status and the
small amount of participants, not percentage of approvals. So change
the status name and increase the quorum, not the opposite. It's also
not a problem to keep the "vote" open for a long time.


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