[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
reality).
>> 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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