[OSM-dev] The upgrade process from 0.3 to 0.4

SteveC steve at asklater.com
Mon May 7 17:19:59 BST 2007

On 7 May 2007, at 17:14, Alexander Wright wrote:

> Hello,
> First, thanks for working on Open Street Map, I wish I had the time  
> to help
> program. (I've watched the Google presentation).
> I'd like to comment, briefly, on how the upgrade in server API is  
> going. Right
> now, www.openstreetmap.org is returning a "500 - Internal Server  
> Error" which
> is a pity, considering all the press attention the project has been  
> getting
> recently.
> Perhaps it would be better if, while the upgrade is taking place, a  
> temporary
> page could be put in place, illustrating what the project does, and  
> maybe
> some examples and an explanation of why the site is down.

It's actually up. What you suggested was done over the weekend. The  
odd 500 error is due to a bug I'm trying to pin down.

> I know that resources are short, but perhaps next time the upgrade  
> could be
> first performed on a test server, and then pushed to the live  
> server in one
> go, thus minimizing downtime.

It was.

have fun,

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