[OSM-talk] SteveC should decide

Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists) ajrlists at googlemail.com
Thu Oct 1 15:29:46 BST 2009

Frederik Ramm wrote:
>Sent: 01 October 2009 3:13 PM
>To: Matt Amos
>Cc: talk at openstreetmap.org
>Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] SteveC should decide
>Matt Amos wrote:
>> i absolutely agree. i'd also defend frederik's right to say "this is
>> the Frederik Ramm approved tagging scheme" without catching grief, or
>> andy to say it's the One True Gravitystorm way, etc... etc...
>Now we're getting somewhere. This goes back to an idea floated a while
>ago by RichardF, and mentioned by Harry Wood in his talk at SOTM - I
>think it is called "tags I use".
>The idea behind that (and correct me if I'm wrong) is that anyone makes
>their own decisions (just like now) and in cases where people think they
>have a good definition they put this on some kind of special wiki page
>or database or whatever ("tags I use, and how I use them"). Others can
>then choose to follow someone else's definitions, or not, or follow a
>mix, or create their own.
>I'm ok with that kind of leadership where everyone can choose for
>himself by whom he wants to be led. I'm just not ok with A and B
>choosing a leader and C then has to follow.




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