[OSM-talk] Potlatch readme gone?

Simon Ward simon at bleah.co.uk
Tue Feb 3 23:47:35 GMT 2009

On Sun, Feb 01, 2009 at 11:49:49PM -0800, Richard Fairhurst wrote:
> I removed the link on 14th January because, as the above comment suggested,
> the page wasn't finished enough to be the first documentation that a
> newcomer to OSM might see.

Uhm, it’s a wiki, there’s a whole lot in that wiki already that possibly
isn’t suitable for newcomers.  But that’s not really going to be my
point here…

> Sentences like "Read the Beginners Guide, because due to the fact that
> Potlatch is written in Flash, is is not as intuitive to use as other
> software!" don't exactly help

Couldn’t you have just re‐wrote this rather than removing all references
to the page?

A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a
simple system that works.—John Gall
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