[OSM-talk] Ground truth for non-physical objects

Christoph Hormann osm at imagico.de
Sat Dec 15 13:53:31 UTC 2018

On Saturday 15 December 2018, Colin Smale wrote:
> > The whole point of the "verifiability" and "ground truth"
> > principles is so as _not_ to have to rely on documents.
> First time I have heard that as a (documented) rationale behind
> "ground truth".

Independent verifiability, i.e. that you can verify statements through 
independent observation without access to the same sources is and has 
always been the core of verifiability in OSM.

Christoph Hormann

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