[OSM-dev] OSM front page design concept

Apollinaris Schoell aschoell at gmail.com
Sun Feb 21 11:20:10 GMT 2010

On 21 Feb 2010, at 2:32 , Marc Schütz wrote:

> Am Sonntag 21 Februar 2010 09:55:40 schrieb Apollinaris Schoell:
>>> openstreetbugs is basically there but has a crappy UI. It needs to be
>>> 1) click 'feedback' or 'problem'
>>> 2) enter problem
>>> 3) click ok
>> ok and then? who will pick it up and fix it?
>> look at openstreetbugs and most could be closed right away. the feedback
>> from most people is useless. a comment "footways are missing in this park"
>> doesn't help much if there is no experienced mapper willing to survey. And
>> someone able to write a detailed and useful description will be able to
>> Potlatch* in the same time
> It's not that bad actually. There are basically two classes of bugs: those that 
> can be fixed immediately ("The name of this street is spelled wrong", "This xxx 
> doesn't exist anymore"), and those that require someone to go out and actually 
> look at the situation there and record GPS traces. The latter are far more 
> frequent. Of course they will not be fixed immediately, but they serve as a 
> great reminder of where something is still missing or needs to be fixed. When I 
> find the time, I sometimes go on "bug-closing tours".

You do it because you are one of the "German's" mentioned in later in the original mail.
and this is good for the german part of osm but it does (not yet) work in all other places

> IMO, OSB is already working quite well as it is. If we can integrate it more 
> prominently into the OSM website, the better.
> Regards, Marc
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