[OSM-talk] Survey on the OSM Wiki

colliar colliar4ever at aol.com
Tue Jun 25 20:53:09 UTC 2013


On 25.06.2013 21:35, Peter Wendorff wrote:
> Am 25.06.2013 19:57, schrieb Mulone Moligiangi:
>> On 25/06/2013 17:22, Jonathan Bennett wrote:
>>> * What are you hoping to show with this survey? What use do you see this
>>> information being to the OSM community, and will they see the results?
>> I'm working on the tagging process, trying to understand how it works on the wiki and how people reach consensus on difficult issues. 
>> The OSM community will see the results in academic articles.
> Sorry to ask back carefully here again:
> Do we have to extend "will see the results in academic articles" by "if
> they have enough money to buy the corresponding academic
> newspaper/magazine"? or by ", which are ensured to be available free of
> charge and for anybody interested."?
> 
> One of my personal main problems with academic research is that it's
> incredible expensive to look into articles without having access to them
> (or to libraries which pay for that access somehow), so this would be at
> least a good argument for me (and I guess some others) to put more
> effort in telling you more detailled stuff, I guess  ;)

+10

Why should I help a research if some big player make money of this
knowledge/result and even the researcher have to pay money to get it
publish.

Knowledge is substantial for men kind and should be free for everyone.

colliar

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