[Tagging] Permanent IDs RFC (was part_of:wikidata)
Erkin Alp Güney
erkinalp9035 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 30 19:29:36 UTC 2017
Yuri Astrakhan wrote:
> Implementing the permanent ID is conceptually (relatively) simple, but
> would require a lot of work. "When to break continuity" seems to be
> the philosophical sticking point, as pointed out by others in this
> discussion. We could agree on some general continuity guidelines and
> let it be solved by each editor on a case-by-case basis. It will
> never be perfect, but neither is not doing anything.
Immutable objects with ancestor pointer fields are far easier to
implement than implementing a Wikidata analog for OSM.
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