[OSM-dev] all things to all people

Sjors Provoost sjors at sprovoost.nl
Tue Apr 22 14:42:09 BST 2008


On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 3:34 PM, Erik Johansson <erjohan at math.kth.se> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 3:21 PM, SteveC <steve at asklater.com> wrote:
>  > a few people hammering the export tab for data.
>  ..
>
> >  We should buy a new box for export and it
>  >  shouldn't be a priority in terms of memory, disk, uptime etc.
>
>  +Funding.. If exporting data to PDF is hard on servers, put a message that says:
>
>  "The exporting service costs a lot of computing time, please donate to
>  OSM to pay for this
>  at the moment we have spent £2000 (link to costs) and received 5 pence
>  in donations".
>
>  I believe there are a lot of people that want this service, and many
>  of them can pay for it..
>
>
>  Have a nice one / Erik

How about using BitTorrent for some potentially popular but big exports?

Sjors




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