[josm-dev] JOSM and stable version
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Tue Aug 19 21:38:51 BST 2008
Dirk Stöcker <openstreetmap at dstoecker.de> writes:
> the trouble with the new virtual nodes option shows that the situation
> in the last months with a relatively stable JOSM-latest version resulted
> in users expecting josm-latest to be an always stable software. This is
> impossible, so a solution was necessary.
> As nobody of us really wants to manage a josm-stable version I changed the
> josm wiki main page a bit to get a compromise.
> Now there are two links:
> Download the "latest more or less stable JOSM" version
> Download the "latest JOSM" version
> The first one is a hand edited link pointing to one of the older
> snapshots. This link should be changed from time to time (e.g. weekly) in
> case newer versions are stable as well. When new features are introduced,
> the time until a new version is more or less stable will be somewhat
> higher. Currently it is 802, i.e. before virtual stuff was introduced.
How about adding a symlink to the download directory called
"josm-testing" (to adopt the Debian way of having "unstable",
"testing" and "stable") or so? The link in the wiki could point to
I know it is probably easier for you to edit a link in the wiki, but
there are probably people (like myself) who only check the download
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