[OSM-talk] Java and JOSM
ajt1047 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 4 14:50:41 UTC 2021
On 04/04/2021 15:32, john whelan wrote:
> I live in hope that one day I can get the functionality of JOSM and
> its plugins without having to run JAVA.
Realistically, that's not going to happen, unless one of the following
* Someone reimplements all of JOSM and all of JOSM's plugins into a
completely different program, developed from scratch
* Someone makes available to you a remote machine where Java + JOSM
are installed, and you run it there.
Neither are impossible, but both are I suspect pretty unlikely. Why the
dislike of Java? Technically using a runtime for compiled bytecode is a
pretty common architecture - for example, arguably most current Windows
development is done using .NET, which is a very similar approach.
Is there something that you'd like to do but can't do because JOSM is
Java-based? Perhaps the problem is that maintaining Java is a chore,
maybe because you're using Windows and that doesn't have a native
package manager (if that's the case I'd suggesting installing one such
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