[OSM-dev] 0.6 api - same story

Brett Henderson brett at bretth.com
Mon May 5 21:07:12 BST 2008

That's fine, really I don't have any issues with the way things have 
been done, I'm all for people jumping in and doing something.  I'm sure 
things will appear in due course.  I'm just piping up so that things 
aren't forgotten and to hint that I might need some lead time if I'm to 
change over on the same day.


Frederik Ramm wrote:
> Hi,
>> My main interest is from an osmosis perspective which is under the 
>> "further, less important stuff" heading.
> Again it was me who put this under "less important", not because I 
> think osmosis unimportant (I use it every day) but because I thought 
> that it does not have to by synchronized with the rest (i.e. it would 
> just continue to work even after the change). It seems I overlooked 
> the fact that the user id column is dropped on the objects so this 
> would indeed make existing queries fail.
> All in all I have learnt from this discussion that it was unwise to 
> use the public Wiki as a kind of scratch pad while hacking; we should 
> just have kept the notes to ourselves and then present a write-up 
> after we're done to avoid confusion. A lot of the stuff that was on 
> the Wiki page, at least a lot of what I had written, was really just 
> the equivalent of using a whiteboard in the room, where you sketch a 
> few things, and it seems that others somehow read this as the Word of 
> God as delivered through the Wiki. I should at least have put a big 
> "don't take any of this seriously" on top or so.
> Bye
> Frederik

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