[OSM-dev] Minute Diffs Broken
frederik at remote.org
Tue May 5 10:42:05 BST 2009
Brett Henderson wrote:
> My aim all along has been to provide people with up to date data. The
> nice thing about the minute changesets is that they let you have an
> offline database that exactly matches the API as of 6 minutes ago. I'd
> completely agree with you if the API only released data once the
> changeset was closed but that's not the case.
Hm... this would probably be easier to achieve than everything else ;-)
> example, the current minute diffs (if they worked properly) let you look
> at your local database, make a bunch of enhancements and upload directly
> to the API and you'll only run into conflicts if somebody has edited
> within the last 6 minutes or so.
Valid point, and one that would not go away by having the API only
deliver data from closed changesets.
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