[Merkaartor] Templatized tagging committed

Dirk Stöcker openstreetmap at dstoecker.de
Tue Nov 4 17:36:50 GMT 2008

On Tue, 4 Nov 2008, Matias D'Ambrosio wrote:

>> I will never again try to influence any developments in this direction,
>> but everyone here is wellcome to come to josm-dev mailingslist in case
>> interest to work together exists.
> I like merkaartor much more than JOSM, which has the issues of being a java
> program and a few of its own, plus I'm much more profficient in C/C++, and Qt
> is the only GUI toolkit I can stand to program with. Merkaartor also fills
> niches that JOSM never will, like working on a PC with very little RAM (I've
> used it on my 32MB laptop, for example).
> That said, I'm not very happy with merkaartor's dev team so far, seems a bit
> too cathedral-like. Half the names in the authors list seem to not be active,
> half of the remainder seems to be complete newcomers, the rest just don't
> seem very welcoming.
> I wish I had more time to lead a fork (or a parallel version). Working better
> with JOSM and copying the good things in it should a top priority. Please
> stay around at least as moral support for the rest of us :-)

I did not say I go away. I said I will not bring up that topic again. I'm 
willing to participate in any efforts in that direction, but I wont 
initiate them.

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