[OSM-talk] Disable Potlatch finally.

Steven Le Roux steven at le-roux.info
Tue Dec 16 18:11:23 GMT 2008


On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 6:51 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 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
>

well my dell x1 (12") doesn't have a window that big, and is only 1Ghz
and 1,3go RAM. It's ok for all but flash... (even JOSM I have to use
the wireframed view)



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