[OSM-talk] Serious consideration of "Newbie Editor"

jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com
Thu Feb 25 10:23:58 GMT 2010

I would like to see a global bug tracking and issue system for josm.
that would include automatic checks on upload.
imagine if all validity checks were stored globally.
you could also do a validity filter on the map and only show validated ways.

On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 11:13 AM, John Smith <deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com>wrote:

> On 25 February 2010 20:10, Richard Mann
> <richard.mann.westoxford at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > Error-checking sounds like a great way of putting scary pop-ups on the
> > screen to frighten newbies. So you'd have to be very very careful how
> > clear they were. If in doubt leave them out. Leave these bugs to be
> > detected by keepright etc.
> True, perhaps if we leave out vector editing altogether and instead
> just give people a way of simple problems (bad name or no name etc)
> and a way to report problems, eg routing that doesn't seem to work
> properly.
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