[OSM-talk] [Talk-us] README tag with editor support

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Wed Jun 17 13:16:22 UTC 2015


On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 12:27 PM, Richard Welty <rwelty at averillpark.net>
wrote:
>
> so i have two things in mind here:
>
> 1) formalize the README tag as a way to caution future mappers
>
> 2) request editor support, when someone goes to change a
> README tagged entity, it would be nice if editors would popup
> a dialog saying something along the lines of
>
> Warning: read the following before making any changes to this
> object <README text follows>
>
> other suggestions that have been made have included trying to
> make the dates on which imagery was collected more obvious,
> adding warnings when edits are newer than available imagery
> (or newer than the imagery layer currently being displayed),
> and pressing to get more current imagery into place.
>
> does anyone have any thoughts on how to approach this?
>

Sounds like a cross between why OSMBugs was named Notes when it was
integrated into OSM, combined with a need for better tracking of categories
of notes, which is something I rather liked from Mapdust.
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