[OSM-talk] Instead of voting

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 11 09:47:31 BST 2009


2009/10/11 Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net>:
> Pieren wrote:
>> And, btw, I think that discussions about tagging is central enough in
>> OSM project that it should stay in the main talk list.
>
> You're entitled to that view. Similarly, I think that discussions about
> licences are central enough to OSM that they should be given the maximum
> exposure. Someone else probably thinks the same about JOSM's UI. Or the
> default Mapnik rendering. Or whatever.
>
> But others may not agree. Personally I'm glad that house numbers are
> being debated right now on tagging@ rather than talk@, not least because
> I've never tagged a house number in my life and don't intend to ever do
> so. Personally I'm glad that JOSM's UI is being debated on josm-dev@
> because I don't use JOSM. And so on.
>
> OSM is a thousand things to a thousand people. What's central to you
> might not be central to others. Different lists give that flexibility.

What exactly, in your opinion, should the talk list be used for
exactly, now that everything has been branched off to it's own list?




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