[OSM-talk] This needs to be voted upon. (was: Re: Separating all metadata from coordinates in OSM into a wikibase instance)

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Mon Aug 10 06:01:24 UTC 2020

Aug 10, 2020, 07:49 by mdeen at xs4all.nl:

> On 2020-08-10 03:32, stevea wrote:
>> On Aug 9, 2020, at 5:29 AM, pangoSE <pangose at riseup.net> wrote:
>>> The discussion below spawned the following idea of migrating the whole tags system instead.
>> (an over engineered proposal largely, as Frederick says and I agree
>> with, goosed by the "hype of linked data.")
>> I politely vote "No."  I don't see the merit (again echoing
>> Frederick).  While I'm only one person and one vote and perhaps a bit
>> more vocal than most, I feel it important to express the opinion of
>> "very strongly against."
> I certainly hope that if this idea goes towards implementation that there will be a vote first. I also don't see the merits so my vote will also be no.
Before going to vote it would need to demonstrate some sort of clear benefit and
consensus that it is reasonable.

Vote can be gamed in many ways, and even if that proposal somehow would won a vote 
it still would not improve it a tiny bit.
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