[OSM-talk] Documenting controversial iD decisions
clifford at snowandsnow.us
Wed May 29 00:10:06 UTC 2019
Why should one editor be held to higher standards than others? Shouldn't
they all be held to the same standard?
On Tue, May 28, 2019 at 4:53 PM john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com> wrote:
> The problem with iD is the fact that it is the default editor on the web
> page of the website which implies that everything is OpenStreetMap approved
> which unfortunately is not the case.
> If it's placed as the default editor then I think it needs to be held to a
> higher standard or some sort of change management system implemented.
> Cheerio John
> On Tue, May 28, 2019, 7:47 PM Clifford Snow, <clifford at snowandsnow.us>
>> Don't you think to be fair that you should include all outside projects,
>> such as JOSM, Potlatch, CartoCSS, etc? None of them are controlled by OSMF
>> as far as I know. To just look at one software project seems like we
>> already reached a decision, we just need the data to back it up.
>> On Tue, May 28, 2019 at 3:47 PM Michael Reichert <osm-ml at michreichert.de>
>>> I started documenting controversial decisions by the maintainers of iD
>>> at https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/ID/Controversial_Decisions
>>> Currently, only the highway=footway and the nonsquare=yes issue are
>>> Please feel free to add other issues which have proofed controversial so
>>> far. Don't forget to summarise the opinion of the maintainer as well to
>>> aim at least some neutrality as far as it is possible for those involved
>>> in the disputes. Please add links to relevant discussions as well.
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