[OSM-dev] [OSM-talk] Thoughts on an enhanced GPX api
delta_foxtrot at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 28 11:49:36 BST 2009
--- On Tue, 28/7/09, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab at gmail.com> wrote:
> * The data is versioned, and anyone can edit it
> I have a lot of GPX tracks that could be improved, e.g. by
I'd say deleting sections, but not editing... Only very erroneous information should be "touched up" by deleting information.
> point clouds. I'd like to edit them using normal OSM tools,
> have those
> edits versioned (so they can be rolled back), and have
> other users do
> those fixes for me. Just like with the OSM data I upload.
Who can roll back changes, this is ongoing with the OSM data itself, at least in this case it won't effect changes with anything else.
> Free-form tags could obviously be used for other purposes,
> marking the trace as surveyed with a given GPS model.
This would be a good idea regardless, as would exposing other meta data already being stored.
> How does this sound? I'm pretty happy with the 0.6 API
Sounds like a good start but some of the finer points probably need to be fleshed out a little more.
More information about the dev