[OSM-talk] No Changeset Comments from iD

Toby Murray toby.murray at gmail.com
Thu Mar 6 23:13:32 UTC 2014

On Thu, Mar 6, 2014 at 4:51 PM, moltonel 3x Combo <moltonel at gmail.com>wrote:

> On 06/03/2014, Toby Murray <toby.murray at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Here, let's have some numbers. As of the last changeset dump (Feb. 28th)
> Interesting numbers, thanks.
> > What these numbers don't show is how many comments are useless repeated
> > "fixed problems" ones. JOSM auto-fills the comment with whatever you used
> > last time. And actually I believe iD does as well.
> It'd be interesting to count the number of unique "userid || comment".
> Not a perfect metric, but a high unique/total ratio should hint at
> better quality comments. One could also look at comment size, but
> that's probably even harder to draw conclusions from.

Pascal Neis does this on a per-user basis in his "How Did You Contribute"
website.  eg:

You have to click on the little "more" link to show the changeset comment

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