[OSM-talk] Tagging Governance

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Thu Sep 12 09:36:01 UTC 2019


On 12.09.19 07:02, Roland Olbricht wrote:
>> Changing to a github-like system of version management
> I thought of Git, not Github.

Something I have witnessed in the context of
maybe-making-our-book-into-an-open-source-project is that the first
thing people try to tackle is technology, and inevitably because
collaborative authoring is difficult, the land with something like
"let's use a markup language like asciidoc, markdown, or TeX and
underpin this with a version control like git, and everything is going
to be great."

Except that this often excludes everyone who can write and is *not* a
computer programmer. It think this is what Christoph hinted at when he

> 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.


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