[OSM-talk] SteveC should decide

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 15:36:14 BST 2009


2009/10/2 Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists) <ajrlists at googlemail.com>:
> John Smith wrote:
>>Sent: 01 October 2009 3:23 PM
>>To: Frederik Ramm
>>Cc: talk at openstreetmap.org
>>Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] SteveC should decide
>>
>>2009/10/2 Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org>:
>>
>>> 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.
>>
>>What happens when people fail to document what they're doing?
>>
>
> All the documentation you need in the database already. Look up a users
> edits and then analyse the tags used.

Seems like a lot of effort and may be very imprecise depending how
consistent the person is.




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