[talk-ph] Fwd: [OSM-talk] Potlatch 2.2

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Mon Jun 20 12:39:46 BST 2011


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From: Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net>
Date: Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 1:12 AM
Subject: [OSM-talk] Potlatch 2.2
To: talk at openstreetmap.org
Cc: "talk-gb OSM List (E-mail)" <talk-gb at openstreetmap.org>

Hi all,

I'm pleased to announce Potlatch 2.2 is live.

New features include:

- Greatly improved vector background layer support (load shapefiles in
the background and bring elements through one-by-one), including
reprojection from OSGB
- Control-drag an area to select multiple elements
- MapCSS 0.2 support
- Highlight 'merged' tags (e.g. name=High Street;Main Road)
- 'View data' button in the upload progress dialogue, so you can
select, copy and paste the changeset XML
- Timed reminders to save your work!
- Lots of bugfixes and little improvements

As ever, thanks to everyone who's helped, particularly Andy (A) who
contributed lots to the unglamorous refactoring behind the vector
background layer improvements.

There's also a special mode to show the licence status of the elements
you're editing. This will help you not to waste time editing an
element that may be deleted later, and make it easier to get areas

To use it, simply choose 'Show licence status' from the Options
dialogue, and make sure you're editing with the standard Potlatch map
style. It will show:

- Elements where version 1 was created by someone who's declined
ODbL+CT: solid red
- Elements where a later version was edited by a decliner: transparent red
- Elements with a version edited by someone who hasn't decided yet:
transparent orange

(As yet it only shows node/way status, not relations.) Results are
from wtfe.gryph.de.


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