Talk:Use OpenStreetMap

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Discuss Use OpenStreetMap

Relating to Using OpenStreetMap

We have a page Using OpenStreetMap which is obviously a very similar title. I notice this page links to that, but what is the intended relationship? Is there a scope distinction of the two pages? Or is this a design, which is intended to eventually replace that page? (I would be in favour) -- Harry Wood (talk) 16:39, 25 May 2014 (UTC)

The two sites serve navigation related to the same use-case, but in different ways. Use OpenStreetMap is a commented list of links, Using OpenStreetMap is a verbous overview. I call them navigation page and introductory page, respectively, see my proposal for a navigation concept. Navigation pages are short to read and overview, while introductory pages serve more explanation. Both types have their right to exist, in my opinion, because they fullfill different needs. And, again, they're part of the navigation, not basic content pages. Thus it's not duplicated content, it's different navigation paths to the same content. Best wishes --Cantho (talk) 11:15, 28 May 2014 (UTC)
However, I agree that the two similar names are confusing and one could rename one or both of them. --Cantho (talk) 16:53, 31 May 2014 (UTC)