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

Emilie Laffray emilie.laffray at gmail.com
Thu Sep 2 15:24:45 BST 2010

On 2 September 2010 15:20, Chris Browet <cbro at semperpax.com> wrote:

> Thanks for confirming this. However, the original problem is the same, be
> it Merkaartor or a "third-party". If the OSM services can disappear in a
> snap, it's no real fun for me to develop support for it nor for the
> end-users to be confronted to an non-working functionality...
> But If everyone agrees that an announcement of ~3 months should be foresee
> before a service termination (time to fix and deploy a new version, and some
> time for the new version to propagate), it's OK for me.

I think it is safe to say we went a bit fast. Next time, we will be more
careful in announcing it properly long enough in advance. So you think that
a period of 3 months is good enough?
Anyway, we will try to make sure that this doesn't happen in the same way.

Emilie Laffray
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