[OSM-talk] Funding of three infrastructure projects : Nominatim, osm2pgsql, Potlatch 2
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Sat Aug 1 23:03:18 UTC 2020
On July 31, 2020 20:29:33 Guillaume Rischard <openstreetmap at stereo.lu> wrote:
> Potlatch 2
> Potlatch 2 used to be the default editor before iD took the relay. While
> usage is declining, it’s still used by 2500 (1.4%) users who did 10 million
> (1.2%) changes in 2020.
> Potlatch is built in Flash, which browsers will retire by the end of the
> year. Richard wants to adapt Potlatch 2 to the AIR platform so users who
> still rely on it can continue to use it.
> The full proposal is at
Sorry if this sounds harsh, but I think using any funds at all to continue
support for a tool that 1% of editors use would be wasteful. Flash is, for
all intents and purposes, a dead technology. This money is better spent on
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