[OSM-talk] Contributing to PL2 (was: Re: Thoughts on OSM design, and looking forward and back)

Dave Stubbs osm.list at randomjunk.co.uk
Fri Feb 26 13:58:46 GMT 2010

On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 1:18 PM, Steve Bennett <stevagewp at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 12:05 AM, Dave Stubbs <osm.list at randomjunk.co.uk> wrote:
>> There have been a number of posts to dev on the subject, sorry you
>> missed them. If you want to get involved then that's great.
>> You can see the code here and check it out of SVN:
>> http://trac.openstreetmap.org/browser/applications/editors/potlatch2/
>> The readme should help you get set up and the TODO file has a bunch of
>> things that need doing in it.
>> There's also a potlatch-dev list if you want to sign up to that to get
>> any help or discuss directions.
> Sure, but I think you missed my point a bit. *If* I had already known
> that help was wanted, and *if* I had already signed up to the dev list
> (which I didn't realise existed until now), then I guess I would have
> seen those posts. But the issue is how to attract new developers,
> isn't it?

Posts were made to the normal dev list too.
And yes, that's exactly the issue.
So if you have any ideas on promoting that then please feel free to
give them a go :-)

> Btw, the potlatch-dev list is extremely quiet. No posts for February so far.
> http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/potlatch-dev/

Which is mostly because there's only 3 people developing on potlatch 2
so far, we all know each other, and most of the discussions for either
potlatch or potlatch 2 have been on IRC or face to face. The mailing
list is one of those chicken and egg things.


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