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

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 10:29:09 GMT 2010

On 26 February 2010 19:44, Dave Stubbs <osm.list at randomjunk.co.uk> wrote:
> There are two big advantages of a simple mode to an existing full editor:
>  - you don't have to write the OSM handling parts again, even a simple
> editor needs to cope with some quite complex things
>  - you provide an easy choice for the user who wishes to progress onto
> something less basic

There are some downsides, bloated code base, which in turns makes
things harder for new coders to edit or fix small issues, and higher
memory and other resource usage, although javascript may be higher
still, but I haven't needed to compare flash to javscript before.

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