[Tagging] Facts and opinions

Markus selfishseahorse at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 17:18:20 UTC 2019

On Thu, 10 Jan 2019 at 00:15, Tobias Knerr <osm at tobias-knerr.de> wrote:
> But with great power comes great responsibility, if you forgive the
> stale quote. And while I'm not opposed to doing some sanity checking
> (i.e. not automatically supporting poorly thought out tags just because
> they are common), I do feel that the default editor on osm.org should
> generally only promote clearly established tagging styles.


> For all these reasons, I consider the wiki a key asset to our project.
> As a result, I spend a lot of time improving it, as do many other
> community members. It hurts to see that some developers of core OSM
> infrastructure seemingly value these contributions so little. To me,
> people discussing and documenting our data model are a vital part of our
> community. So are software developers, of course! It's my belief that
> the project can only thrive if there's mutual respect between these groups.


Best regards


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