[Osmf-talk] Question to board members
steve at asklater.com
Fri Aug 24 19:03:50 UTC 2012
I disagree. If we always have to wait for production ready we won't make progress. If its not ready it can be a beta feature or a limited time feature or only available to users with a beta flag set as an option. Just saying its not ready turns people away and makes everything chicken and egg.
On Aug 24, 2012, at 11:16 AM, Tom Hughes <tom at compton.nu> wrote:
> On 24/08/12 17:29, Kai Krueger wrote:
>> With http://routing.apis.dev.openstreetmap.org/ there is also a
>> functional prototype for integrating routing into the osm.org. It
>> currently uses map.project-osrm.org as the default car routing backend
>> and gosmore as the default backend for other modes of transport. One can
>> also select MapQuest and CloudMade as routing engines to compare them.
> Prototype being the operative word - it is not in any way production ready code.
>> Therefore I think that all of the necessary components to integrate
>> routing into osm.org are now available. So as soon as OSMF buys the
>> necessary hardware, one could probably integrate routing into osm.org
>> comparatively quickly and easily.
> Getting hardware is not a problem, but there's no point doing that until we have production ready code, or at least expect to have such code within a few weeks.
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