[OSM-talk] OSM content policy (was Re: New tool in Potlatch 2 for areas that share a way)

Steve Bennett stevagewp at gmail.com
Tue Feb 1 12:34:14 GMT 2011

On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 10:57 PM, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer
<dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> yes, and in the German Wikipedia there are for some time strict
> policies which lead to a lot of trouble, resulting in a situation
> where many contributers were frustrated by the bureaucracy and decided
> not to contribute any more.

OTOH, the German Wikipedia is the second biggest, and apparently the
source of many new features (notably, flagged revisions and OSM

> IMHO the strength of OSM is it's freedom
> and flexibility. I wouldn't like to loose this in favor of more
> bureaucracy and policies.

Well, since I haven't proposed any concrete policies, I can't speak to
whether such freedom and flexibility would be compromised.


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