[Tagging] emergency=lifeguard

Christoph Hormann osm at imagico.de
Tue Jun 19 17:10:14 UTC 2018

On Tuesday 19 June 2018, Frederik Ramm wrote:
> Perhaps it would make sense to treat the iD editor and the tagging
> presets it uses as two different projects that are conceptually
> separate enough so that the tagging presets as rolled out on osm.org
> can be curated by a group that is separate from the editor writers?

The question in that case would of course be how the group of people 
supervising this list is selected and what the guiding principles of 
this project are.

But the general direction of your idea seems right - breaking up the 
direct connection between editors and presets, maintaining presets in a 
form that is interoperable between editors and offering a choice which 
presets to use to editor users and - in case of iD - editor 
deployments.  In such a situation you would not need to worry about who 
controls an individual collection of tagging presets any more since 
there would probably be sufficient diversity for this to be self 

Christoph Hormann

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