[josm-dev] Feature suggestion "automatic update"
tino.miegel at gmx.de
Tue Oct 23 13:24:23 BST 2007
Java Web Start provides just these features:
There is also a ticket on TRAC:
No more downloading josm-latest.jar, starting up to check if it's a
newer revision than you saved jar...
Michael Kugelmann schrieb:
> a lot of programs - even from the Open Source area - provide a
> auto-update feature: they check on startup whether a newer version is
> availaable on the net.
> I suggest to include such a feature also in JOSM.
> The following configuration flags in the preferences seem to be
> reasonable for me:
> - auto update: jes/no
> - web address to check for updates
> I would also suggeste a button to force an update manualy.
> The manual update forced by the user could also be an alternative if the
> discussion about an automatic update leads to a decission "no".
> Feedback to this suggestion requested.
> Best regrads,
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