[OSM-talk] Board decision on Crimea complaint

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Tue Dec 11 13:41:16 UTC 2018


Am Di., 11. Dez. 2018 um 13:28 Uhr schrieb Christoph Hormann <osm at imagico.de
>:

> On Tuesday 11 December 2018, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> >
> > That’s why we need a method in OSM to say which countries recognize a
> > country/border, as it seems the most objective representation.
>
> Which would mean the end of OSM verifiability as intersubjective
> verifiability based on observations in the real world in favor of
> Wikipedia verifiability based on 'reliable sources'.



no, you could ask a diplomat of a country (or other parts of their
government) whom they recognize, or look up their public statements, these
are not secondary sources like wikipedia seems to prefer (I think), but it
would be verifiable (repeatable) in the real world.

Cheers,
Martin
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