OSM V0.4/Protocol Feature Proposals

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Purpose

This page is used to propose new protocol features or to change existing features of the OSM Protocol Version 0.4. It is used for the discussion and to document discussion outcome. Approved feature requests shall be integrated into the corresponding protocol version.

Process

This process is only applied to already stabilized protocol visions. It shall be kept a lightweight.

Process states

The following process states shall be used:

Feature Status Description
Proposed The Protocol feature is proposed for integration into the corresponding Protocol Specification.
Accepted The Protocol feature had been accepted. It will be integrated into the corresponding Protocol Specification.
Integrated The Protocol feature had been accepted and had been integrated into the corresponding Protocol Specification.
Rejected The Protocol feature had been rejected.
Postponed The Protocol feature is postponed.

Discussion & Approval Process

As this process is new, there will be no formalized approval process. Though it is evident that the API implementers will have the last word.

Proposed Protocol Features

Proposed Protocol Feature Feature Description Status
Get Versions Request supported Protocol Versions by the server proposal
Get contributors Get names of everyone who edited in an area proposal