[OSM-dev] 0.6 api - one more time

Stefan Keller sfkeller at gmail.com
Mon May 5 23:07:05 BST 2008

Let me add my 5 cents here by giving support to bart's proposal.
This would make the OSM data more reliable
and the OSM process more professional.

- Stefan

2008/5/5 bvh <bvh-osm at irule.be>:

> On Mon, May 05, 2008 at 02:08:48PM +0100, Tom Hughes wrote:
> > Do you have some sort of persecution complex? Do you really
> > think we're all out to get you or something?
> In fact no. I just want OSM to improve and point to areas where
> it is missing opportunities to improve.
> Maybe I worded things a little sharp but hopefully
> my suspicion of lacking communication skills is just as
> misguided as your suspicions re my mental sanity.
> From my POV, here is how the process can be improved concretly
> - don't hold low-key meetings. Sure, invite only a few key
> driving people to improve efficiency but communicate about it
> openly. I'd go even as far as saying the more intimate you
> make the meeting, to more public you should be about it.
> - take notes as you go and publish them as widely as possible
> - announce important stuff (for developers) on the dev mailing list
> as early as possible (certainly before linking them on the wiki)
> - think twice before casually setting a date on changes
> that will break current setup for everyone
> - use the wiki as a reservoir of information, not as a notification
> board
> cu bart
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