[OSM-legal-talk] Results from license debate - assing (c) to OSMF

Steve Coast steve at asklater.com
Tue Jul 17 17:58:22 BST 2007


On 17 Jul 2007, at 16:50, Richard Fairhurst wrote:

> Lars Aronsson wrote:
>
>> Recently a lot of energy has gone into the tiles at home project
>> because people feel alienated by Steve's & Nick's central control
>> over the servers for the main service (mapnik layer).

jburgess is the evil one centrally controlling the mapnik tiles.


> [16:47] RichardF: wuh? on legal-talk Lars has just posted "Recently a
> lot of energy has gone into the tiles at home project because people feel
> alienated by Steve's & Nick's central control over the servers for the
> main service (mapnik layer)." is that _really_ the case?
> [16:48] deelkar: RichardF: As a major contributor to t at h I can assure
> you that's not the case (at least for me)
> [16:48] RichardF: I thought people did t at h because they enjoyed t at h,
> but maybe I'm missing the point
> [16:48] RichardF: deelkar:  that's good
> [16:48] yann2 joined the chat room.
> [16:48] Blackadder: RichardF: nah, thats hot air
> [16:48] deelkar: (and that's both software and rendering power)
> [16:48] Dshpak: As an extremely minor contributor, I can say it's also
> not the case for me
> [16:49] chrisF: I thought that it was as a way to provide "instant"
> feedback to Editors....
> [16:49] Blackadder: Its just evolved as a cool way of using Osmarender
> thats easily hackable
> [16:50] chrisF: Also having 2 renderer's available will help speed up
> improvements om the renderer's....
> [16:50] deelkar: while mapnik is a little faster per tile tiles at home
> is more flexible
> [16:50] Dshpak: I like it because I can experiment: Make some changes,
> see what it looks like, make changes again...and it's honestly easier
> (and more satisfying) to render with t at h and upload tiles than it is
> to fiddle with Osma locally.
> [16:50] Dshpak: (and then of course there's Maplint, which is great.)
> [16:51] deelkar: there's a sort of friendly competition between the 2
>
> cheers
> Richard
>
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