[Tagging] Changing proposal process rules - RFC

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Thu Jan 7 00:25:22 UTC 2021

On Wed, Jan 6, 2021 at 6:06 PM Seth Deegan <jayandseth at gmail.com> wrote:

>    -  Creating a Wiki account and immediately being able to edit a Talk
>    page is a lot easier than figuring out how the mailing lists work, signing
>    up using the user-unfriendly UI that sends your password in raw text,
>    worrying about how many people you'll bother if you send a message to a
>    list, if you're sending a message correctly, etc.
This is a con, actually.  Email is the lowest common denominator, and
nobody really wants Yet Another Login if they can avoid it.  Sending an
email is easy. Really, really easy.  If email is beyond a user's grasp, I
legitimately wonder of they have the barest minimum necessary to sign up
for an OSM account in the first place, which is an email address.
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