[OSM-talk] Tagging Governance

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 10 11:51:45 UTC 2019


If the discussion takes place in a mailing list there is a record of it.

Slack is restricted and I'm not certain if a record is available.  Same for
chat or mumble discussions.  Both are valuable but not for formally
recording why a decision was made and the reasons behind it.

Cheerio John

On Tue, Sep 10, 2019, 6:54 AM Valor Naram, <valinora at gmx.net> wrote:

> Hello Roland and other "talkers",
>
> I also thought about creating a new better channel for tagging discussions
> where all sites (mappers (newbies, experienced), developers, researchers
> etc.) come into play. E.g. we could create IRC rooms for discussions for
> each tag and have one main IRC room where one can "advertise" for a tag
> discussion in an IRC room. Votes can still take place in the wiki. But this
> would just solve one of many OSM issues.
>
>
> I also mentioned in "tagging" the problem of "multiple tags for one
> purpose" but the emerging discussion there was not kind of discussion I
> hoped for. I also think that Mailing list isn't the right format for
> discussions. I think a chat is better suited for discussions. Telegram
> groups like @osm_de show that it can work throw chatting.
>
> Cheers
>
> Sören Reinecke alias Valor Naram
>
>
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] Tagging Governance
> From: Christoph Hormann
> To: talk at openstreetmap.org
> CC:
>
>
>
> Hello Roland,
>
> not sure if you have seen - i already gave my initial thoughts on this
> on
>
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/user/imagico/diary/390599
>
> --
> Christoph Hormann
> http://www.imagico.de/
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