[OSM-talk] Tagging Governance

Christoph Hormann osm at imagico.de
Wed Sep 11 10:43:03 UTC 2019

On Wednesday 11 September 2019, Richard Fairhurst wrote:
> The main thing we're missing is curated, simple information on the
> main tags that are _used_.

Indeed.  And i would go even further:  Any documentation of the de facto 
use of tags written by humans (i.e. that goes beyond automatic analysis 
like taginfo), written and maintained in a way that ensures it actually 
does document the de facto situation, would be immensely useful and 

> It needs an
> editor/curator/whatever, to have clear editorial guidelines, and
> probably to run on the pull request model rather than open editing.

Is there any mature and writer centric software that implements this 
kind of model?  I mean that from the perspective of a documentation 
author offers a wiki like functionality with decent preview and 
formatting but at the same time comes with a kind of version management 
and functions to facilitate editorial review and discussion.

Christoph Hormann

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