[Tagging] Increasing voting participation (Was Accepted or rejected?)

Friedrich Volkmann bsd at volki.at
Wed Mar 18 16:58:44 UTC 2015

On 18.03.2015 14:36, fly wrote:
> Am 18.03.2015 um 12:55 schrieb Martin Vonwald:
>> 2015-03-18 12:47 GMT+01:00 Markus Lindholm <markus.lindholm at gmail.com>:
>>> A thought, how difficult would it be to include in the wiki-page how
>>> many different mappers have actually used a specific tag. Perhaps via
>>> TagInfo.
>> This in fact would be a very helpful information! Although - please
>> everyone correct me if I'm wrong - the numbers from taginfo are not what we
>> want: as far as I know, taginfo shows the number of mappers, that added or
>> changed(!) an object with a given tag. Much more meaningful would be the
>> number of mappers, that actually added a specific tag. This is much harder
>> to determine and even this number would be biased, because of way-splits.
> Exactly, you need to use more of the history, as how do you tread
> replaced objects like node -> area ?

That would be easy if editors had implemented the origin=* key as proposed
in http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/origin.

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