[OSM-talk] No Changeset Comments from iD

Richard Z. ricoz.osm at gmail.com
Thu Mar 6 15:02:14 UTC 2014


On Thu, Mar 06, 2014 at 01:39:16PM +0000, Pierre Béland wrote:
> Thrue, this is a good practice to save often. At the same time we need that changeset infos be grouped and more informative to help the community better follow the edits. How to do that?
> 
> The first step would be by default for the editors to leave the changeset open until a new comment is provided or when the mapper ask specifically to close the changeset. This would avoid one changeset per building as I saw many times.  And yes, we should insist to have comments. 
> 
> The second step, the editors should prompt for a comment. 

would it be technically doable that the JOSM and ID would automatically generate
a short summary of the changes, something like 3 highway edited, 10000 waterways 
deleted, 50 tag only changes would become
  "3he,1000wd,50t"
after which the user could provide a more generic additional comment.


Richard



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