[OSM-dev] Lean and mean Tile- and XML-API-Server
zerebubuth at gmail.com
Fri Nov 21 16:20:28 GMT 2008
On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 3:42 PM, Dave Stubbs <osm.list at randomjunk.co.uk> wrote:
> 2008/11/21 Stefan de Konink <stefan at konink.de>:
>> Don't waste your time on a language that does 90% for you
>> sadly has no compiler to native machine code.
> Meh, "proper" languages are often over rated. Machines are cheap,
> developers are expensive, and code lives far longer than most people
to put it another way: computers are getting better and faster, but
human brains have been the same for hundreds of thosands of years.
> Maintaining well written code is easier than maintaining crap
> code, and many of your "prototype" languages promote well written
except for perl, of course ;-)
> Which leaves the important question: does it matter for OSM?
> (and is a full rewrite the best way of fixing it if it does)
we'll see soon whether api 0.6 will make things better.
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