[OSM-talk] OpenStreetMap Future Look

Roland Olbricht roland.olbricht at gmx.de
Tue Jan 8 20:19:46 GMT 2013


Dear Matt,

> > Ideally people from the ecosystem would be willing to write some code to
> > integrate their cool projects into the main site. That is clearly not
> > happening.
> 
> sure, ideally. it doesn't happen often and there are a wide range of
> reasons for it, often simply that integration into the site requires
> completely different skills from implementing the original cool
> project, or that it seems too complex or time-consuming to do so.
> 
> finding out why and trying to improve the situation are parts of why
> EWG was set up. but, as you said before, sometimes "it's not the
> greatest way to discuss major features". but surely better than not
> discussing them at all?

Thank you. For me it is new insight that writing more code for the Rails Port 
is an issue. I've just added a clarifying remark to the wiki, please feel free 
to clarify it further.

In particular, would you appreciate a rails branch with the POI layer to 
faciliate a later integration?

Cheers,

Roland




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