[OSM-talk] Openstreetbugs source code

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Thu Feb 19 20:53:25 GMT 2009

Steve Hill wrote:

> I find OSB very useful (especially with the JOSM plugin), but I'd be 
> really interested to know what the rationale is behind having a separate 
> database rather than storing the bugs as nodes in OSM itself?

Haven't we discussed that about a hundred times before...

The simple answer is that it's a bad plan - bugs are not map data.

I'm all for having the geo-bugs in the main database, in fact I would 
much prefer that, but they should be in a separate table.


Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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