openstreetmap at dstoecker.de
Thu Feb 10 09:10:28 GMT 2011
On Wed, 9 Feb 2011, Frederik Ramm wrote:
> is anyone using the ImportImage plugin? I recently did some work on it for
> a client and found a lot of bugs, like where they got their X and Y axes
> mixed up and so on. I fixed them and now things work ok for my client but in
> my eyes the plugin was *so* broken that it could not possibly have worked
> except in a very limited number of use cases.
> So before I check in my fixes (and possibly break it for everyone who had
> somehow adapted to its brokenness), I would like to ask for some real-world
> test cases so I can make sure that what I check in is really an improvement
It has 9.7% usage on the server (But accuracy of stats is probably about 5%)
> BTW, regarding reprojections - I note that ImportImage contains a whopping 9
> MB of libraries to deal with re-projecting images. This makes me think that
> (a) full reprojection support will never be in JOSM core because that would
> triple the size of the download; and (b) if we make a generic reprojection
> plugin it would be cool to have ImportImage depend on that somehow rather
> than adding all the libs a second time.
I wait for such a plugin for a long time, but nobody seems willing or able
to do it. And you are right. I don't think it will ever be in the core.
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