[OSM-dev] more admins

SteveC steve at asklater.com
Mon Apr 16 15:44:25 BST 2007


On Mon, 2007-04-16 at 15:38 +0100, Robert (Jamie) Munro wrote:
> I'd be interested in looking at the code, but I'm waiting for the rails
> port to go live, because it's pointless me learning the non-rails
> version, and I don't want to spend lots of effort trying to install a
> rails port that I don't understand, only to find that the reason it
> doesn't work for me is that it doesn't yet work for anyone.

This is certainly not the case, if you get rails up you'll find it
mostly complete and any work you do on it very valuable :-)

> A quick idea I had is to get rid of the dev server and encourage people
> to develop on their own machines. A colinux or vmware image with
> everything ready could make this easy for people.

I see your point, but it should be more trivial to install rails and
mysql than vmware. I've had it running very easily on mac, linux and
even windows.

have fun,

SteveC | steve at asklater.com | http://www.asklater.com/steve/





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