[Talk-us] Highway Tagging Consensus to Improve OSM (and address some of 41 latitude's concerns)

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 16 23:43:19 BST 2010


On Sat, Oct 16, 2010 at 6:09 PM, Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:
> On 10/15/2010 03:04 PM, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 3:55 PM, Ian Dees <ian.dees-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org> wrote:
>>> Surely we're missing plenty of people by only having a discussion on the
>>> mailing list? SoTM.US proved to me that there are orders of magnitude more
>>> people interested in OSM in the US than are signed up for talk-us.
>>> The difference is that the people who care enough to talk about it and form
>>> a consensus between those on talk-us and maybe even a phone call or two are
>>> the ones that will actually make the changes to the wiki and renderers. It's
>>> not that there's "one consensus" it's whoever gets a consensus faster and
>>> (most importantly) implements it.
>>
>> You're getting a consensus of those who can get past the higher
>> barrier to entry. It's relatively easy to join a mailing list. It's
>> also relatively easy to use IRC,
>
> Yet you're never in channel when people are trying to contact you.

I've been in the IRC channel *once* maybe six months ago.



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