[OSM-talk] Why no link from osm.org to osmbugs.org?

Dave F. davefox at madasafish.com
Sun Feb 20 11:51:38 GMT 2011

On 20/02/2011 09:36, Nick Whitelegg wrote:
> >Could it be because not many people use it?
> >I still don't understand why, in a collaborative project, that 
> osmbugs is used as a record to get other people to amend missing items
> >"Feel free to put the modifications you would like to see on 
> OpenStreetMap <http://www.openstreetmap.org/> on the map."
> >That is from the front page. To me, it goes against the way OSM is 
> meant to work; if you want to see modifications to OSM then do it 
> yourselves.
> >Much more useful is the likes of Keepright which can flag up fixme tags.>
> If you get the time!!!

I agree; I'm also always running out of time...

> Say you're out on a walk and you don't map every single footpath in 
> the area on that day, and, because it's a long way away, you're 
> unlikely to go back there.
> Or, you notice something missing reasonably close to you but never get 
> out there.

...which is why I use the fixme or note tag *within* the OSM database to 
flag things I don't complete.

> Or, you're mapping somewhere and want to know what's missing.

The likes of LookRight already do this from data direct within the 

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