[OSM-talk] Commenting and thumbs up/down feature for changesets

Werner Hoch werner.ho at gmx.de
Sun Jul 24 15:24:16 BST 2011


On Mittwoch, 13. Juli 2011, Frederik Ramm wrote:
> > Maybe removing the private message function in osm.org (like
> > wikipedia) and replacing it with a forum would be enough. This has
> > several advantages, such as a possibility to spot predatory
> > behavior on new comers.
> I really want to be able to criticize a changeset, not a person. I
> wouldn't want a wikipedia style personal page where there are tons of
> messages like "in changeset 12345, you did this and that", and nobody
> who looks at the changeset sees that message.

I like that idea.

It would be cool if I could create an issue ticket (in a kind of a 
bugtracker) for a changeset and add a comment.

e.g. "accidental deletion of national cycling route (relation #123423)".
e.g. "broken import of 4500 unused nodes"

Someone else (a QA-team or the creator of the changeset) could fix the 
problem and close the issue ticket.

Views for the tickets:
* tickets of buggy changesets created by a user
* tickets opened by user
* list of all open tickets
* ...


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