[OSM-dev] Server-side data validation

kabum uu.kabum at gmail.com
Mon Jul 16 12:50:37 BST 2012


2012/7/16 Paweł Paprota <ppawel at fastmail.fm>

> Hi,
> On Mon, Jul 16, 2012, at 11:07, David Earl wrote:
> > Yes, it was just an idea. Without buy in for this or something similar,
> > it won't make progress. It would be easy to implement at the server
> > side. I had intended to do a prototype, but I ended up with a large
> > contract to do something else after SOTM 2010 so I wasn't in a position
> > to. But it won't work as an adjunct - it has to be part of the system
> > and in particular share the same credentials.
> >
> > My thought re the wiki page was that that or equivalent would be
> > generated automatically from the schema, a bit like tag watch is done,
> > only a more friendly presentation and, because definitions would be
> > stored (and in multiple languages), more descriptively.
> >
> Tag Central could greatly improve many things but having had some
> discussions on the topic on IRC I see it's a very delicate topic. On top
> of that there is the redaction process going on.
> For now I have started some work in different area just to familiarize
> myself with the code but this "server-side validation" or Tag Central
> stuff - that's definitely something I would be interested in. When I am
> done with some of the UI work, I would love to get back to it, resume
> the discussion, maybe work on a prototype.

I would gladly help you with this tool. I'm also interested in the topic
and maybe we could work together.

But this week is a busy one and so I maybe read and write more after this

(Sorry for my bad english and feel free to ask if you don't understand -
may I write something wrong ;))


> If you have any ideas on how to approach it or need help with some
> ongoing work around this topic, feel free to contact me.
> Paweł
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