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Why is there no live editing in Potlatch Two and iD?

asked 23 Apr '13, 17:36

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edited 28 May '13, 13:58

Because to implement it would be insanely complex, especially with a full-featured undo system. The tiny number of people who find it important don't merit the resources required.

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answered 23 Apr '13, 17:41

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Or to give another perspective: live editing is scarily dangerous, and I am glad it's (almost) gone.

(23 Apr '13, 18:40) Vincent de P... ♦

I realized the danger but I am a responsible man, and experienced enough for live editing. My choice is always live editing in Potlatch One. And I am ready for live editing without undo support.

(28 Apr '13, 17:29) erkinalp

Sorry - there simply aren't enough people like you to make it worthwhile coding the feature. You could of course code it yourself, but I doubt it'd be deployed on osm.org.

(28 Apr '13, 18:16) Richard ♦
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