[OSM-talk] We're erasing our history in wiki

Simon Poole simon at poole.ch
Tue Apr 23 09:52:38 UTC 2019

See https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/disingenuous

Am 22.04.2019 um 20:40 schrieb mmd:
> Am 22.04.19 um 12:37 schrieb Simon Poole:
>> The last functional addition to the editing API was just over a year
>> ago, in March 2018.
>> Implying for rhetorical purposes that "nothing has changed" is rather
>> disingenuous.
>> Simon
>> Am 22.04.2019 um 11:59 schrieb Ilya Zverev:
>>> This attitude: “to do well we would need people responsible and there isn’t any; you can do your thing without OSM infrastructure so why bother; nobody died, stop your hype and comply” — is why we’re still with API 0.6 ten years after it was introduced.
> If you read his most recent blog post on
> http://shtosm.ru/all/desyat-let-api/, Ilya isn't exactly suggesting that
> nothing has changed since API 0.6 was introduced.
> I'm quoting the English translation below:
> "Is it possible to somehow change small things?
> The modern API 0.6 is noticeably different from what we got ten years
> ago. Around 2012, additional functions began to be attached to it that
> did not affect the data model. In May 2012, applications were able to
> find out what rights they have. In August, hiding versions of objects
> was added to the API for relicensing. In April 2013 , notes appeared .
> In November 2014 , comments were added to the editing packages . The
> last time the protocol was improved six months ago, when they improved
> the search for notes through / notes / search.
> "

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