[OSM-talk] Thoughts on OSM design, and looking forward and back

SteveC steve at asklater.com
Wed Feb 24 14:41:50 GMT 2010

On Feb 24, 2010, at 7:28 AM, Andy Allan wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 2:08 PM, SteveC <steve at asklater.com> wrote:
>> On Feb 24, 2010, at 2:37 AM, Andy Allan wrote:
>>> On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 12:07 AM, SteveC <steve at asklater.com> wrote:
>>>> * Freeze PL1 (TomH enforces no more updated on the server) and work on PL2
>>> Wow. You'd really try to prevent any improvements that have been coded
>>> from being deployed? That's a bad idea.
>>> Sure, encourage people to work on P2 instead of P1 by all means, but
>>> not by getting OSMF sysadmins to prevent the mapping community from
>>> using any improved version of P1.
>> But that's *exactly* what is holding back PL2! Constant tweaking to PL1, as you know because you said it yourself!
> Yeah, I remember that.

So, note everyone, Andy agrees but we just disagree on the implementation. I think we need a step change as PL1 has been sitting around for multiple years, things like a freeze to make sure it happens. Andy believes the softly softly approach.

> I think I said I would spend some time on P2
> that Sunday, and I then implemented drag and drop POIs. I think you
> said you would set up the P2 dev environment. How did you get on with
> that?

It was nauseating so I decided to figure out other, deeper, changes we can make. Additionally, easy changes which cost much less time/effort but would connect us with the lost newbies, like a feedback tab.

Yours &c.


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