[OSM-talk] No Changeset Comments from iD

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Thu Mar 6 08:33:54 UTC 2014


On 03/06/2014 07:53 AM, Clifford Snow wrote:
> Why do I see so many new mappers make edits without a commit comment? Is
> it because iD doesn't prompt for a commit message? 

Well it doesn't force you but the changeset comment field is well
visible IMHO.

> I'm wondering what the community thinks. Are commit comments needed? 


I think it is mainly a question of educating new mappers. If they
understand that changeset comments will not just vanish down some
database table but are a courtesy towards your fellow mappers, then more
people will use them.


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