[OSM-dev] Potlatch hackable on dev server?

Richard Fairhurst richard at systemeD.net
Mon May 14 11:56:55 BST 2007

Nick Whitelegg wrote:

> Is there a full OSM (Rails) with Potlatch set up on the dev server?

Not AFAIK, but I may be wrong.

> If so, what I might do to make my suggested tweaks to potlatch  
> (Landsat and NPE background, polygons) is work on dev for the  
> moment, as it'll probably be easier than using a combination of the  
> Freemap server and the live API.

FWIW I develop using a local Rails install and a planet-derived db -  
worth considering? I'm also keeping the non-Rails Ruby API current, so  
you can actually hack on the SWF part of Potlatch without having Rails  

I'm currently working on a bunch of Potlatch stuff (segments, POIs,  
etc.) and hope to have a release in the next couple of days, unless  
anyone asks for still more features. :)

When I first started working on Potlatch, I actually wrote complete  
working ActionScript for a Landsat background - i.e. full tile  
management code - but stripped it out when Yahoo! came along and the  
OSM Landsat WMS server was turned off. Shall I dig it out and bung it  
your way? (NPE will presumably be a bit scarier due to projection  


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