[Tagging] New page "Approval status" for "de facto", "in use", "approved" etc
matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Sun Jul 28 19:37:25 UTC 2019
28 Jul 2019, 11:12 by osm at imagico.de:
> On Saturday 27 July 2019, Joseph Eisenberg wrote:
>> Please take a minute to review the new page
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Approval_status <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Approval_status>
Thanks for creating it and submitting it for a review!
> A bit of a general remark here - the OSM wiki has for quite some time
> been torn between being an attempt to document the established mapping
> practice (i.e. what tags actually mean based on how they are used) and
> being a way to tell mappers what tags are supposed to mean in the
> opinion of those editing the wiki.
I edited Deprecated features page to be more explicit that
wiki editors are documenting tagging situations, rather than ordering mappers
and developers how this should be used
for my changes, feedback is welcomed.
> The way you present this status concept is in support of the latter - in
> particular your use of the term "recommended" on status values that do
> not represent a formal proposal status (that
> is 'draft', 'proposed', 'voting', 'approved' and 'rejected') ultimately
> means recommended by those who have dominance over editing the wiki.
I made some small changes, see
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