[Tagging] "not:brand" to mark a shop that isn't part of a chain?

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Thu Sep 19 17:23:23 UTC 2019

19 Sep 2019, 16:52 by tagging at openstreetmap.org:

> Personally I have a problem with the asymmetry of work that this
> requires from mappers who need to protect their work from iD versus
> mappers who blindly "upgrade" using iD.
https://github.com/openstreetmap/iD/issues/6517 <https://github.com/openstreetmap/iD/issues/6517> - 
"Despite that iD is asking user to add brand:wikidata and brand:wikipedia
and describes this action as "XYZ looks like a brand with nonstandard tags"
and offers user to "Upgrade the tags"."

For now nobody made a PR and is with "considering" label.

> The simple truth is that automatically adding these brand tags is a
> mechanical bot edit, and the fact that the bot in question is triggered
> by a user clicking an ambiguous "upgrade" button doesn't change that.
I am tempted to interpret this way, but so far I made no attempt to escalate
it to DWG (and I am not planning it, I have found recently two undiscussed
imports that should be reverted due to unclear copyright status that are
anyway not handled due to lack of time).

> These edits should be subject to peer review here on the tagging list,
> and the iD branding bot should behave according to the automated edits
> code of conduct. Yes, this is slower, but it's the right way. Putting
> the onus on the original correct mapper to prevent iD's incorrect tags
> seems backward.
I would rather say that iD validator should have sane interface not 
black box "upgrade tags".
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