[OSM-talk] advertising, Money: for which purpose and how much?

Matthias Julius lists at julius-net.net
Tue Jul 3 21:14:29 BST 2007

Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> writes:

> I still believe that replication would be sufficiently fast to be 
> negligible compared to turnaround times in editors (even if someone does 
> the conflict check in JOSM, going through the conflicts and resolving 
> them will take him much longer than the replication time).

I don't want to dispute that.  I have no experience with replicating a
MySQL database.  I just though 5 min would be a bit much for an online
editor like Potlatch.

> But even if this should turn out not to be the case, and if editors 
> would really have to access the "master" for the time being, then we 
> could still move the non-editor read requests (e.g. by tiles at home 
> clients) to the replicated server, and also server a number of off-site 
> "feeds" from there, e.g. one feeding a live Mapnik system and other nice 
> things.

Like a POI overlay that gets its data directly from the database or
even a SVG slippy map.


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