15 Aug 2019, 13:33 by dieterdre...@gmail.com:

> sent from a phone
> On 15. Aug 2019, at 05:33, Joseph Eisenberg <> joseph.eisenb...@gmail.com 
> <mailto:joseph.eisenb...@gmail.com>> > wrote:
>>> "The ideal of forcing a proposal ... does not fly with me due to the 
>>> probability of being cast as 'abandoned'."
>> Using the proposal namespace should not force the original page author
>> to do anything else in the Proposal process. Most proposed tags are
>> never discussed on this list, and never move past "draft" status.
> +1, there was a new user (at least new to the wiki, as he hadn’t contributed 
> anything else to the wiki), I think in 2012, who set tens or hundreds of 
> proposals to abandoned for formal reasons (no voting and no modification for 
> some months), some of which might have remained so until now. This included 
> even proposals for tags that had been used hundreds of thousands of times.
> For reference:
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?limit=50&title=Special%3AContributions&contribs=user&target=Kstaden&namespace=&tagfilter=&start=&end=
> <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?limit=50&title=Special%3AContributions&contribs=user&target=Kstaden&namespace=&tagfilter=&start=&end=>

What is perfectly fine, as long as proposals were actually abandoned.

Is there any popular tag with proposal page set to abandoned state that
does not have box at top directing to tag documentation page?

For many popular tags there are abandoned proposals, tags itself are in active 
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