All soft in app store are unuseful
Sometimes there are changesets that are really strange. It would be cool if we could create Bugtracker tickets from Changeset IDs. This would help to get in contact with the Changeset user and help to revert or fix strange/wrong/vandalism changesets.
The OSM planet file is sorted by ID, this makes processing it cumbersom because you need to load in all the ids to know what id is in what geographic location. it would be better to sort the file by geographic location. my idea was to use a geohash as a sorting mechanism. or to use some block system. in any case some sorting would be great.
n80: we'd need to keep track of which changesets had been applied and which not
and which are remapping or deletions and should definitely not be applie
when syncing between two OSM instances we need to be able to import just a single ChangeSet id or all the open ones from a user. We want to be able to see all the non imported ones for one area and review and accept them. We want to be able to also exclude individual ones that have been imported already. A simple web service / form interface could be used for this.
There are many different open map projects (including different databases, database servers, renderers and editors). Currently the forums are fragmented between OSM talk and osm-fork google group. To foster better cooperation, it would be better to have a common forum to discuss general issues. Project specific issues should continue in existing channels. Moderation should be community lead and follow the maximum about ...more »
I was just warned for discussing this site on the mailing list. I cannot belive that it would go against some rules to talk about improving OSM. we should be able to discuss alternative ideas for OSM on the mailing list.
the GNS layer http://earth-info.nga.mil/gns/html/ should be added as its own layer and made available. all changes to it should be tracked and conflicts merged/managed when new updates come in.
Geonames should be made available as its own separate layer that is maintained in osm but as its own separate layer and updated on a regular basis