[OSM-dev] svn checkout
tom at compton.nu
Sat May 10 17:18:22 BST 2008
In message <200805101543.42646.openstreetmap at ostertag.name>
"Joerg Ostertag (OSM Munich/Germany)" <openstreetmap at ostertag.name> wrote:
> On Samstag 10 Mai 2008, Subhodip Biswas wrote:
> > any solution to it ??
> We should review each externel and see if it really is needed as external.
> Other solutions would be:
> - making the oter sources mandatory to be installed.
> - If the external stuff is pureley osm-related; importing the external stuff
> directly into the osm-repository. This was done with the share/map-icons.
> - More suggestions welcome ...
The problem ones are all rails plugins and are all, to a greater or
lesser extent, required. I was going to import them into our repository
but Steve seemed to prefer them as externals.
In theory having them as externals is a neat idea as it keeps them up
to date, but in practice a lot of them are hosted on not very stable
Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)
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