[OSM-talk] OpenStreetMap Isn't All That Open, Let's Change That and Drop Share-Alike

Florian Lohoff f at zz.de
Tue Mar 18 08:15:38 UTC 2014


On Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 09:04:32PM +0100, Stefan Keller wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> 2014-03-16 10:38 GMT+01:00 Florian Lohoff <f at zz.de>:
> > For technical reasons Google cant use OUR data and THEIR community.
> 
> Can't follow this argument: Data fusion is technically feasible beyond
> "filling the holes".

In software speak taking a snapshot and modifying it in two places
is called branching.

Have you ever tried to merge branches to get a result with best of 
both worlds? In Software its easy as long as not both branches modify
the same line of code. In OSM Speak - how do you merge? When there
are 2 modifications - which one is the one to take? "Last write wins"?

Flo
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Florian Lohoff                                                 f at zz.de
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