[Tagging] Accepted or rejected?

Kotya Karapetyan kotya.lists at gmail.com
Thu Mar 19 10:37:16 UTC 2015

Dear all,

We have enough support to change the current math and no dramatic
I will do it in the wiki now. If you feel I haven't taken something
critically important into account and this change is for the worse, not
better, please roll back.

The discussions on the more global change of the proposal/voting process
and on how to carry out discussions goes on :)


On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 4:23 PM, Tobias Knerr <osm at tobias-knerr.de> wrote:

> On 17.03.2015 15:04, Kotya Karapetyan 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.
> +1
> I think it's not ideal that this would make it easier to accept
> proposals with very few voters (e.g. a 8:2 majority), so I would prefer
> a higher quorum (e.g. 15). But in my opinion it's still acceptable, and
> better than no change.
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