[OSM-dev] [Marble-devel] NOTICE: gazetteer.osm.org being retired

Torsten Rahn tackat at t-online.de
Wed Sep 1 16:20:03 BST 2010

Am Mittwoch, 1. September 2010 17:02:40 schrieb Chris Browet:
> On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 16:25, Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 9:14 AM, Torsten Rahn <tackat at t-online.de> wrote:
> In our "free and open" world, I think stable is not about uptime but about
> perennity, i.e., even if the server crashes, it will be there again, be it
> in 1 day, 1 week or 1 month.

> > Not even to OSM data editors? For whom, then? Why even announce that
> gazetteer was going down...
> Remember the thread is not about the quality of the services provided by
> OSMF, just that the notice was too short...
> If some services are just sandboxes and not meant to be used, please make
> it clear, and this is what Torsten means by "[a place to] look up which
> services/Urls etc. are considered stable and supported and which are
> considered experimental or deprecated", I think.

Exactly. That's all I'm asking for :-) 

Best Regards,


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