[Tagging] Loomio evaluation

Kotya Karapetyan kotya.lists at gmail.com
Mon Mar 23 18:07:00 UTC 2015


Now I am missing the "like" link :)

We'll definitely need to find a smart and soft way to attract people to a
different platform. However, though I agree that email is not the best
tool, we need a very good alternative rather than a marginally better
option first.

On Mon, Mar 23, 2015 at 9:40 AM, Dan S <danstowell+osm at gmail.com> wrote:

> OSM is a very large community with much accumulated knowledge and
> skill - it's bound to be quite conservative, and for good reason. The
> challenge is to allow experimental innovations to breathe without
> disrupting the community. We'll never be able to organise a vote (ha!)
> to switch to loomio all at once. But if we decide Loomio is worth
> trying, maybe we can experimentally agree to use it to negotiate some
> small tagging subproject, in a particular tag namespace. (indoor
> tagging might be a good example?) Then inch by inch we see what works.
>
> Dan
>
>
> 2015-03-23 0:18 GMT+00:00 Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com>:
> > I'll second the notion that we need something better than the current
> > system. It is an anachronism!
> >
> > My first look at Loomio was good, I was impressed, but my immediate
> thought
> > was, it'll never get accepted into OSM
> >
> > On Mon, Mar 23, 2015 at 5:57 AM, Dan S <danstowell+osm at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> It's interesting. I hadn't realised it's open-source too, so osm could
> >> run its own version of it if we wanted to.
> >>
> >> Dan
> >>
> >> 2015-03-20 22:38 GMT+00:00 Kotya Karapetyan <kotya.lists at gmail.com>:
> >> > Dear all,
> >> >
> >> > In an attempt to find a better tool for our proposal discussions,
> Loomio
> >> > has
> >> > been mentioned. At the very first glance it looks like a feasible
> >> > alternative to the mailing list and the forum.
> >> >
> >> > Let's take a look together:
> >> > https://www.loomio.org/g/tknueHrw/osm-tagging
> >> >
> >> > And let me know if you want to check the coordinator role.
> >> >
> >> > Cheers,
> >> > Kotya
> >> >
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