[Tagging] "Caution" on military pages

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Wed Jan 20 15:24:22 UTC 2021


Blue "i" for information is fine.
There is no need for caution with the tag.
This is just additional information to consider when surveying mostly.
-- Joseph Eisenberg

On Wed, Jan 20, 2021 at 1:46 AM nathan case <nathancase at outlook.com> wrote:

> > Also, I would consider tweaking it to not have red "this article is
> BAD" type of look.
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> > It reminds me about "this is a copyright violation, page will be deleted
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> I chose the “warning” ambox (light red, rather than dark) as that is
> listed as being for “important concerns and notes, major issues such as
> {{Delete proposal}}”
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> So, yes, it does look like article=bad because it’s used for major page
> issues – but I think it is appropriate as this is also an important note.
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> The other options (https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Template:Ambox#type)
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> (yellow/orange exclamation point) |type= caution, recommended operations,
> moderate to fairly major issues, such as {{Cleanup
> <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Template:Cleanup>}}
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> (blue information “i”) |type= notice, general notices and minor issues
> such as {{Stub <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Template:Stub>}}
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> I think it probably warrants more than the blue “i” – so perhaps the
> orange exclamation?
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> *From:* Mateusz Konieczny via Tagging <tagging at openstreetmap.org>
> *Sent:* Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:14 AM
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> *Cc:* Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at tutanota.com>
> *Subject:* Re: [Tagging] "Caution" on military pages
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> 20 Jan 2021, 01:01 by graemefitz1 at gmail.com:
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>  This can be edited as we like and new translations can be added (by
> anyone – doesn’t have to be a specific user). We should perhaps add to all
> military=* pages.
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> If there are no objections, I will do so.
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> I though about making it a bit less cryptic along lines
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> "mapping military objects is not against OSM rules but may have legal
> consequences,
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> please be aware about them".
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> And please, do not add it in the page beginning or other super-prominent
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> Maybe at end of "How to map" sections?
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> Also, I would consider tweaking it to not have red "this article is BAD"
> type of look.
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> It reminds me about "this is a copyright violation, page will be deleted
> unless fixed"
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> type of templates from Wikipedia.
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