Talk:QGIS OSM Plugin

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This plugin no longer works with current OSM data, or with current versions of QGIS. This page should be moved elsewhere. --Scruss (talk) 17:42, 9 November 2014 (UTC)

Why? It is clearly noted that this is the case. If someone likes to use old OSM data and old program versions... The "QGIS OSM plugin" stays the "QGIS OSM plugin". --Aseerel4c26 (talk) 19:47, 9 November 2014 (UTC)
This page is providing obsolete and unhelpful information to users. You'd have to be a particularly special one to want to use QGIS < 2.0 these days, *and* have data old enough lying around for this to work. A more likely scenario is that a QGIS 2.0+ plugin will be written that properly handles imports with styling, as the current ‘core functionality’ is a bit weak. So the page should go. --Scruss (talk) 22:26, 9 November 2014 (UTC)
Thanks! I have never used QGIS myself (but edited the QGIS pages at some occasions as you can see in its history), maybe that is why I do not see that clear uselessness for everyone. However, you just wrote "as the current ‘core functionality’ is a bit weak" – that means that if old data is enough for me (I guess that it does not really be old data but just data without 64 bit ids) and if I need more than the current weak ‘core functionality’ then the the plugin is still a good option for me. If the page would be gone I would not have this info. I mean, what is the downside of keeping this page here? Some category entries. Not much, is it? All "current" users are clearly advised where to look instead (if those "current" users arrive here by an old link).
About a year ago this plugin was not superseded (and working unless you had 64 bit ids - February 2013), so lets keep that page for about one year more. By the way, usually no wiki disk space is saved by "deleting" (which is hiding in fact). ;-) --Aseerel4c26 (talk) 00:39, 10 November 2014 (UTC)