[Tagging] Tagging suggestions for electricity

Javier Sánchez Portero javiersanp at gmail.com
Mon Sep 3 07:38:54 UTC 2018


That was in the past, but now there is a visual editor very easy to use.

El lun., 3 sept. 2018 a las 1:52, Dave Swarthout (<daveswarthout at gmail.com>)
escribió:

> One of the biggest problems with "creating a proposal" is that the Wiki
> markup language is so painfully tedious I've taken pains to avoid it.
> People always say, "write it up in the Wiki" as though it's similar to
> writing a letter in a word processor. It is not. It's a process I've
> criticized in the past as being very difficult— it's one reason why many
> proposals aren't written up but simply acted upon.
>
> My 2 cents
>
> Dave
>
> On Mon, Sep 3, 2018 at 7:38 AM Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On 03/09/18 10:05, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>> sent from a phone
>>
>> On 3. Sep 2018, at 01:42, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Just one question though: for the wiki page of this do I put "draft" or
>> "proposed" or "de facto" or "in use" for the status?
>>
>>
>> I would not put a status on it.
>>
>> It is not a draft, proposed nor approved.
>> It has no use at the moment, and it is certainly not de facto.
>>
>>
>>
>> if you want to introduce an (also almost) unused tag to the wiki you
>> should create a proposal, it is the established way. You can set the status
>> to draft while you work on it, then formally ask for comments here, it
>> should be all explained there:
>>
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposal_process
>>
>>
>> That is one way.
>> It is not compulsory to do that.
>> You can simply start to use the tag AND document its use.
>> The problem with tags that have some use but no documentation is that no
>> one really knows what was intended. e.g. landuse=clearing.
>> I have tried to contact the people that used this tag -- no response.
>>
>> Things like the key shop have been introduced without going through a
>> proposal process.
>> If you don't want to go through the proposal process .. then don't.
>>
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