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

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Sat Oct 16 23:53:44 BST 2010


On 10/16/2010 05:43 PM, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 16, 2010 at 6:09 PM, Paul Johnson <baloo-PVOPTusIyP/srOwW+9ziJQ at public.gmane.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.

That's my point.

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