[OSM-talk] Disable Potlatch finally.

Dave Stubbs osm.list at randomjunk.co.uk
Tue Dec 16 17:51:39 GMT 2008


2008/12/16 Steven Le Roux <steven at le-roux.info>:
> On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 4:39 PM, Dave Stubbs <osm.list at randomjunk.co.uk> wrote:
>> 2008/12/16 Steven Le Roux <steven at le-roux.info>:
>>> On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 1:23 PM, Kenneth Gonsalves <lawgon at au-kbc.org> wrote:
>>>> On Tuesday 16 Dec 2008 5:33:18 pm Gert Gremmen wrote:
>>>>> If a tool has serious problems
>>>>> it needs someone pointing at it.
>>>>
>>>> point out the problems - dont throw away the tool. AFAIK potlatch is the
>>>> public face of OSM and the biggest converter of bystanders into mappers. And
>>>> for me it is a blessing whenever I have to attend a long and boring meeting.
>>>> At the same time, I use josm when mapping an area with a lot of detail
>>>> because my 2 GB machine cannot handle potlatch. No potlatch == no new
>>>> recruits.
>>>>
>>>
>>> I disagree this point. I never used potlatch, because when I tried, my
>>> couple firefox/debian reminds me it doesn't like flash... which is
>>> actually unusable.
>>
>>
>> Works fine here (firefox 3/flash player 9/ubuntu).
>
> with how many Ghz ?

my laptop is 1.8GHz with 2GB RAM
or my work machine which is 2.4GHz with 3GB RAM

One tip: make your browser window smaller. Potlatch doesn't much like
very large screens, and does slow noticeably. And make sure you zoom
in if you're editing in a city.

Dave




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