[Tagging] Undiscussed changes for wki pages about access mode "designated".

Yves yvecai at gmail.com
Fri Mar 10 19:36:05 UTC 2017


Woosh, 200 edits a day! 
Not saying it's not useful, but at least self-moderation should be considered. 
After all it's a community there. 
Yves 

Le 10 mars 2017 20:25:17 GMT+01:00, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> a écrit :
>Hi,
>
>On 03/10/2017 08:05 PM, Mariusz wrote:
>> 
>> Please note that due to recent changes by user Verdy_p the
>"designated"
>> value for various access key has been apparently marked as
>deprecated.
>> Pages affected:
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:access
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:access%3Ddesignated
>
>The user Verdy_p changes about 200 wiki pages every day, and none of
>his
>changes are usually discussed before he applies them. I have no idea if
>the overall quality is good or bad but there's hardly a day without
>someone complaining.
>
>As far as I can see the change you are referring to is
>
>https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Key%3Aaccess&type=revision&diff=1440112&oldid=1439975
>
>before that, "access=designated" wasn't even on the "Key:access" page,
>and Verdy_p added it there:
>
>''(disapproved)'' A preferred or designated route for the class of
>traffic specified by the tag key, such as {{tag|foot|designated}}.
>Using
>this value with the plain access key, {{tag|access|designated}}, has no
>meaning, and should '''not''' be used. ''(see [[#Transport mode
>restrictions]])''
>
>On https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:access%3Ddesignated, Verdy_p
>added a banner saying "NOTE! The exact key/value combination
>access=designated should never appear on an object. The value
>*=designated must be used with a specific mode of transport. Examples:
>bicycle=designated or foot=designated." - he made this change without
>any change comment.
>
>The user rafmar (you?) seems to have assumed that Verdy_p wanted to
>discourage the use of all "designated" values, but to be fair to
>Verdy_p, the banner explicitly says you SHOULD use the "designated"
>value, just not with the "access" key.
>
>In my eyes it was not ok for Verdy_p to make sweeping changes like that
>under the radar but as I said, he makes SO MANY of them that nobody
>even
>has the time to discuss them all.
>
>BUT in this particular case, rafmar's complaint seems to be unfounded
>and based on a misunderstanding.
>
>Bye
>Frederik
>
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