[OSM-talk] Tagging Governance

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Wed Sep 11 16:20:07 UTC 2019

11 Sep 2019, 13:43 by osm at imagico.de:

> 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 
> important
Nearly 100% of my activity on wiki
is attempting to do this (documenting
tags and removal of what is in contrary to
>> 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.
wiki has version management and
talk pages.

editorial review equivalent is done via watchlists

MediaWiki software and OSM Wiki
community has plenty of warts
but I am unaware about real alternatives,
and I am not planning to make one.
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