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

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Tue Jul 26 00:48:05 BST 2011


On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 4:33 AM, Steve Bennett <stevagewp at gmail.com> wrote:
> The experience on Wikipedia is that reverting a changeset is a pretty
> offensive action to take, requiring great care.

Really?  Whatever happened to "Bold, Revert, Discuss"?  In my
experience a revert of a bad edit is a pretty common thing on
Wikipedia.  It's not until you get to re-reverts or re-re-reverts that
offending someone becomes likely.

In any case, the Wikipedia model somewhat fails as there's no easy way
to revert in OSM.  There's not even a good diff system.



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