[OSM-talk] Wiki: chriscf vandalism

Erik Lundin erik.lundin at aol.se
Sat Jan 31 17:40:45 GMT 2009

Richard Fairhurst skrev:
> The important thing is that there is no prescription. No rejected. No
> approved. Just easy-to-use documentation of what people are using, why. If
> you feel a need for a particular tag, start using it, and document it. If
> the tag is good, it'll catch on. It's much more akin to OSM-style
> crowdsourcing than the rather Wikipedia-esque procedures we have at the
> moment.
> Then, the people who maintain Map Features can pull out the most popular
> tags and descriptions from here; same goes for Potlatch presets, JOSM
> presets, and any other lists of tags.

It's an interesting idea, and I like when people come up with 
constructive suggestions. Just one thought: what would prevent an edit 
war on the data when people interpret the tags differently? I think that 
there still is a need for some kind of consensus.


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