[OSM-talk] Upcoming website features

Melelani Sax-Barnett saxbarm at gmail.com
Sun Oct 20 17:51:23 UTC 2013


It's looking awesome! I really appreciate the work.

-Mele



> Date: Sat, 19 Oct 2013 19:18:16 -0700
> From: "Paul Norman" <penorman at mac.com>
> To: <talk at openstreetmap.org>,   <dev at openstreetmap.org>
> Subject: [OSM-talk] Upcoming website features
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> This is a periodic message about interesting website changes upcoming. The
> purpose is both to get a wider audience for the discussion of changes
> and to inform people what's going on. For more information about this
> message and the criteria, see the github repo
> https://github.com/osmlab/openstreetmap-upcoming-features. Not every
> change is included - if you want that, follow the rails-dev@ list or the
> github projects.
>
> == Changes ==
>
> If you have comments on these changes, the best place is on the
> appropriate github page for the change, which I try to link.
>
> === Redesign ===
> https://github.com/openstreetmap/openstreetmap-website/pull/498
>
> A redesign of the OSM.org web page
>
> Major components of the redesign include a new help page; new about page;
> moving navigation elements out of the sidebar; moving search results,
> export controls, changeset history, and feature details into the sidebar;
> and removal of the sidebar from "interior" pages such as the user profile
> and diaries.
>
> Deployed at http://redesign.apis.dev.openstreetmap.org/
>
> === More gallery-style layer switcher (iD) ===
> https://github.com/systemed/iD/issues/1677
>
> Changes the layer switcher to a gallery-style one, similar to the layer
> switcher on osm.org.
>
> === Support GPX API (iD) ===
> https://github.com/systemed/iD/issues/1789
>
> On supporting the GPX API in iD, including if it should be supported.
>
> === Mild rejig of the browse pages ===
> https://github.com/openstreetmap/openstreetmap-website/pull/487
>
> Changes the display of object meta-data and makes tags more prominent.
>
> === Add a help jumping-off page ===
> https://github.com/openstreetmap/openstreetmap-website/pull/456
>
> Adds a new help tab to the top, with links on that tab replacing the
> current Documentation and Help Center. Add new links to other resources.
>
> === Rationalize multiple "locate me" type functions ===
> https://github.com/openstreetmap/openstreetmap-website/issues/373
>
> Discussion about confusion and duplication between "Where am I?", home
> and the new geolocation button. Suggestions of removal of "Where am I?"
>
> == Significant merges ==
>
>
>
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