[Tagging] Changing proposal process rules - RFC

Seth Deegan jayandseth at gmail.com
Thu Jan 7 21:07:49 UTC 2021

> What are you using to read mail?


>  In comparison, it's much harder to "reply" on a wiki than to reply to an
> e-mail.

Which is why I'm proposing adding this extension to the wiki

Anyway, I'm not sure this matters, as the current situation is that *both*
> are used for proposal discussions.
This matters because I want to stop proposals discussions on the mailing
list and limit it to Wiki Talk pages, as I described in my 2nd-last very
long message (which I'm not sure you read).

lectrician1 <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:Lectrician1>

On Thu, Jan 7, 2021 at 3:17 AM Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>

> sent from a phone
> > On 7 Jan 2021, at 05:57, Joseph Eisenberg <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > So there are near 1100 proposals which never moved forward versus only a
> little over 400 which were approved or rejected: almost 3 out of 4 are
> never brought to a vote. This makes it sensible to not spend too much time
> discussing a proposal unless the author seems serious and well organized.
> I’ve made some proposals which I never bothered to bring to vote, or only
> after someone “forced” me to do it, because of any tags you like. I saw
> proposals where the thing was in a pre-voting state but already adopted by
> the community, as good enough, particularly when the key/value page is
> redirected to the proposal. These things are often years old and may have
> hundreds or thousands of uses. Common practice was creating a documentation
> page based on the proposal text (after checking that actual usage
> apparently agreed).
> Maybe many of those 1100 pre-voting proposals do not have to “move
> forward” in a formal voting process sense?
> Cheers Martin
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