[OSM-talk] Potlatch and NearMap sourcing - what? why?
Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
avarab at gmail.com
Thu Jun 10 14:10:26 BST 2010
On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 01:01, Steve Bennett <stevagewp at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 9, 2010 at 6:58 PM, Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net> wrote:
>> trac called, it wants its job back.
>> My guess is that you followed a link with &tileurl=whathaveyou.
> Yep (as I just mentioned in the thread on talk-au), I launched it from
> nearmap. And it looks like Potlatch remembers the setting even though
> I launched it from openstreetmap.org the next time. Ben Last (Nearmap)
> asked on the other list if there could be another parameter passed on
> the URL which would let them specify what the source tag would be (ie,
> "source=nearmap") rather than it always being computed from the tile
The right thing to do is to have Potlatch support named parameters,
e.g. &titlepreset=nearmap. Then you could link to that and users
wouldn't have to manually specify the background.
Adding support for that would be a relatively simple patch.
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