[OSM-dev] 0.6 api - one more time
steve at asklater.com
Tue May 6 09:21:15 BST 2008
On 5 May 2008, at 17:51, 80n wrote:
> On Mon, May 5, 2008 at 2:49 PM, bvh <bvh-osm at irule.be> wrote:
> On Mon, May 05, 2008 at 10:48:51AM -0400, Christopher Schmidt wrote:
> > Based on my reading, there is only one aspect of the changes in
> the API
> > that forces backwards incompabitibility: the requirement for the
> > to generate a changeset before uploading and provide that changeset
> > identifier.
> That and the version number stuff I guess, but there you can apply
> the same solution : just assume the correct one if none is provided.
> Unless someone thinks that 2,000 (guesstimate) JOSM users will all
> upgrade simultaneously, then it would be unwise to just switch from
> 0.5 to 0.6 overnight.
I disagree, publicise widely and just switch. It's worked every time
in the past. It's not _entirely_ clear that it's possible to run both,
and in the past it certainly hasn't been such as the dropping of
The only think I have a problem with is backward supporting the crap
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