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

Michal Migurski mike at stamen.com
Thu Feb 25 17:29:00 GMT 2010

On Feb 25, 2010, at 6:32 AM, Ian Dees wrote:

> Most of this is fairly trivial. The trickiest part is (a) making an  
> API call to return the way closest to a given pair of coordinates  
> and (b) make it fast enough for franticly-clicking newbies to not  
> get upset when it doesn't respond immediately.
> Since all of this is fairly modal, a help screen could be shown on  
> the left describing what to do at each step of the way. i.e. "Find a  
> road you'd like to edit and click on it." (click) "Now, drag to  
> change the position of the road." (clickdragclick) "If you're done,  
> click 'Save'! You're done! Congratulations."

This, all of it.

Not an "editor", just a way to poke the map and make a change directly.


michal migurski- mike at stamen.com

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