[Tagging] How about a Fork? Re: The endless debate about "landcover" as a top-level tag
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Fri Jun 8 10:31:47 UTC 2018
On Friday 08 June 2018, Rory McCann wrote:
> One way to try this could be to fork OSM? It's open data, go for it.
As unlikely as it is that this will actually happen yes, this would be a
very good idea. As Frederik has said there were projects competing
with OSM following a more centralized, more heavy handed approach - but
most of them vanished. Having an alternative where those who are not
satisfied with the laissez-faire approach of OSM can find a place would
be very healthy - even if, especially if this turns into a serious
In a way the worst thing that could happen to OSM in the long term is
that it becomes 'alternativlos' to both data users and contributors.
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