[OSM-talk] [Spam] Re: Is OSM Mapper ready for 0.6? (was Re: DisablePotlatch finally)

Peter Miller peter.miller at itoworld.com
Wed Dec 17 09:57:35 GMT 2008

On 17 Dec 2008, at 09:47, Iván Sánchez Ortega wrote:

> On Wed, December 17, 2008 03:22, maning sambale wrote:
>>> Is OSM Mapper ready for 0.6?
>> May I request the coders (I'm a mapper not a coder ;).  To give us an
>> overview of what will the API 0.6 will be all about?
> Basically, you'll have to enter a brief description for every bunch of
> edits (just as you have to do when you update a wikipedia page) that  
> you
> upload.
> This should allow for easier change reviews, and much easier  
> rollbacks.
> Most read-only tools should work with little or no modification, and  
> most
> mappers won't even have to change their workflow (besides filling up a
> textbox writing what the bunch of edits was about).

Sounds good.

For the avoidance of doubt, is the format of the planet file changing  
or does this just affect the API between editors and the DB?

Is there anything that we must change in OSM Mapper (the product) to  
accommodate the new API? Is there anything we 'could' change in OSM  
Mapper to take advantage of new content in the planet file? In  
particular will the text associated with the changeset be available in  
the planet file. Finally - if the planet file is changing - are there  
sample planet files with this additional information available for us  
to test with OSM Mapper prior to the switch-over.



> Cheers,
> -- 
> Iván Sánchez Ortega <ivan at sanchezortega.es>
> Un ordenador no es un televisor ni un microondas, es una herramienta
> compleja.
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