[Osmf-talk] Board plan to hire iD developer(s)

Sebastian S. mapping at consebt.de
Sun May 16 01:00:26 UTC 2021


Hi all,
I also think it is a good idea to see if a split up can be made to enable broader contributor base. Maybe gene 3 part time positions...

Project management/feature&bug priority management as well as UI/front-end/workflows and usability seem good candidates in my mind.


On 4 May 2021 6:39:20 pm AEST, Donal Hunt <donal.hunt at gmail.com> wrote:
>Some constructive comments:
>
>I would suggest splitting out the project management work to a separate
>role. There is probably enough there alone for a 50-100% role and the
>payback is that there would be "shovel-ready" work for move paid and
>volunteer contributors.
>
>IE11 may be a factor given the organisations and partners that rely on
>iD.
>You must remember that iD users span a very wide demographic and some
>rely
>on donated hardware/software that implies use of IE11 (or at least
>that's
>my reading of it). :(
>
>Donal
>
>On Tue 4 May 2021, 09:30 Martin Koppenhoefer, <dieterdreist at gmail.com>
>wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> sent from a phone
>>
>> > On 3 May 2021, at 21:42, Tobias Knerr <osm at tobias-knerr.de> wrote:
>> > * Cross-platform: support all major systems and browsers, including
>IE1
>>
>>
>> seriously IE11? Wikipedia says it was the browser for windows 7,
>which is
>> AFAIK not even supported by microsoft anymore? IMHO we should not
>invest a
>> single dime in supporting obsolete microsoft web technology.
>> Web developers have been blaming MS for decades because they didn’t
>adhere
>> to the open standards, but these times are gone now since Edge.
>>
>>
>> Cheers Martin
>>
>>
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