[Tagging] JOSM is the A10 of editors ? (was: Roles of route members)

Andrew Davidson theswavu at gmail.com
Tue Aug 20 09:14:44 UTC 2019


Thank you gentlemen, that has made my day. Maybe JOSM is the A10 of 
editors. It's old, it gets no respect, and it's as ugly as sin. Yet it 
still does the job better than everything else.

Not sure what type of planes the other editors are.


On 20/8/19 1:55 am, Kevin Kenny wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 19, 2019 at 11:10 AM Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> And say what you like about Warthogs being ugly, the Fairchild Republic A-10
>> Thunderbolt II (aka Warthog) was a very effective war plane, both in kill power and
>> survivability.  Please don't make JOSM's UI seem better than it is by comparing it
>> to the Warthog.
> 
> If we're talking about the aircraft, you're right that the A-10 is an
> amazing aircraft; even now, the USAF doesn't have anything that does
> its mission nearly as well as it does. (Of course, close air support
> isn't nearly glamourous enough for the flyboys. The Army would love to
> take over the A-10 or develop a successor, but isn't allowed
> fixed-wing aircraft in its ambit.)
> 
> If we're talking about the beast, beauty is in the eye of the
> beholder. Gentlemen warthogs appear to find lady warthogs quite
> attractive, since there seems still to be no shortage of warthog
> piglets.
> 




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