[openstreetmap-website] User Changeset Feed Defaults to Last Editor If Specified User Doesn't Exist (#46)
frederik at remote.org
Fri Oct 12 13:58:20 GMT 2012
On 10/12/2012 03:32 PM, Tom MacWright wrote:
> @hughbris <https://github.com/hughbris> I'd love a restart of the 0.7
> conversation: the childish trolling of the last one
> <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/API_v0.7#Free_Ponies> combined with
> the feature-creep make it extremely hard for a (relative) outsider to
> understand what's high-priority.
The page you are referring to is clearly marked, by myself in the first
paragraph, as a page for brainstorming. As usual with brainstorming,
people are allowed, even asked to think outside the box and write down
anything they can think of; the "Free Ponies" item that you have an
issue with has been added to make it clear to relative outsiders that
this is really only a random collection of thoughts and not a wishlist,
or even a prioritized list.
Next time you find something on the Wiki that you don't immediately
understand, please refrain from publicly branding it "childish trolling".
Please don't forget that all the effort you put into software
development can easily be nullified by a few inconsiderate words. You
can spend a man-month on a new feature only to have it rejected by a
the community that you carelessly insulted. It would be sad to see all
that Knight money vanish in a puff of smoke just because people turned
out to work against rather than with each other.
Frederik Ramm ## eMail frederik at remote.org ## N49°00'09" E008°23'33"
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