[DebianGIS] josm in Debian - web API stability? (Was: Hi all!)
> In general, API changes are a 'last resort', when the behavior/data
> model has changed too much to continue to support the 'old way' of
> doing things.
Is this also the expressed opinion of the OSM web API developers?
Where can such statement be seen on the web?
The reason I ask, is that even though I agree that your statement is a
generally good rule, I am aware of several software projects with
other opinions (For example the linux kernel, which have a policy of
changing _internal_ API when they believe it is a good idea, and the
ffmpeg developers that state that everyone should use the latest
developer snapshot and that all those who do not will get no help from