[OSM-talk] Potlatch for Newbies
dieterdreist at gmail.com
Sat Aug 21 14:10:16 BST 2010
2010/8/21 NopMap <ekkehart at gmx.de>:
> I am trying to interest new people. But that means sending absolutely
> clueless folks here and one wrong click at that point and they can mess up
> the area for good without even knowing it.
> - Why don't we disable that Live edit feature for good? I vaguely remember
> the question has been raised before, but I just can't think of any use case
> where I' need to mess up the data directly with no undo.
+1. Due to changeset comments some way of submit is nowadays required
in any case.
> - If it is holy for some historic reason, why can't we put it away into a
> power user menu that is well hidden from the newcomer that definitely always
> wants and requires a way out if things go awry?
+1, it could be a different link not on the frontpage but in the wiki
(that power users could bookmark), or a setting in PL (could also be
with a button "remember setting", so that it is not annoying to the
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