[OSM-talk] Roadmap for deprecation of name tags in OSM

pangoSE pangose at riseup.net
Sun Aug 9 13:08:04 UTC 2020


Hi

Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> skrev: (9 augusti 2020 15:00:21 CEST)
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>> On 9. Aug 2020, at 10:44, Mateusz Konieczny via talk
><talk at openstreetmap.org> wrote:
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>> tagging name tag is a fundamental  part of OSM tag,
>> offloading it to a third party service is a mistake that will not
>happen
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>+1, names are a fundamental part of OpenStreetMap, we must keep the
>decision and authority in the project, decide on edge cases and
>contested values according to our rules and not based on someone else’s
>rules.

I wholeheartedly agree, integrating into wikidata is I not the best route forward, see the other thread about OSMData.

To support and emphasize ground truth I think we should setup a service like Wikimedia commons also to host verification images that proves how it looks on the ground.

Cheers



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