[OSM-talk] [OSM-dev] OSM front page design concept

SteveC steve at asklater.com
Sun Feb 21 16:13:44 GMT 2010

On Feb 21, 2010, at 1:05 AM, Tom Hughes wrote:

> On 21/02/10 07:16, SteveC wrote:
>> On Feb 20, 2010, at 11:13 PM, Frederik Ramm wrote:
>>> SteveC wrote:
>>>> http://opengeodata.org/new-design-concept-for-openstreetmaporg
>>> Whatever merits the (external, commercial) uservoice.com service might have, I am extremely sceptical about using it for openstreetmap.org. "Join companies&  organisations of all sizes that already depend on UserVoice for feedback (Sun, Nokia, Random House, Sony BMG, Myspace.com)". I don't envisage OSM being like these in any way.
>>> Our problem is not that granny doesn't find the feedback button; if we have a problem then it is that we do not have the time and patience to deal with her suggestions.
>> Wrong. Map bugs. Did you read my post Fred ? :-)
> As I believe I said last night, it was entirely unclear to me if you were only talking about using that for map bugs or for other bugs as well. So I'm not surprised Fred misunderstood as well.

I spent three paragraphs in my post on OGD about it, I think it's entirely open ended. I know lots of people hate companies that make money and so on, but, I thought putting a feedback tab would be a good straw man. I didn't think we'd all hate feedback so much.

Yours &c.


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