[josm-dev] JOSM interface for Tagwatch, OSBugs etc.
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Tue Aug 5 17:03:27 BST 2008
On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 5:09 PM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:
>> would you be able to please include a possibility to download data from
>> osmxapi using tagwatch? Currently links from tagwatch (e.g. for Europe)
>> point to a download for an osm-file which you can then manually load
>> into JOSM. However such a link would allow to click on a mis-spelled tag
>> you find in tagwatch and instantly correct+upload it. (e.g. I've lately
>> found "namee" which actually meant "name" in the list etc.)
> Well the tagwatch script would either have to be changed to emit
> "localhost:8111" links, or you would have to make a little Greasemonkey
> script that rewrites them. JOSM doesn't come into the picture at that
> point; JOSM does not see these links unless they actually point to the
> localhost port.
> Do the tagwatch links actually contain a bounding box, or is it just an
> OsmXAPI link that contains keys/values? I would be a bit unhappy about
> downloading only selected objects from OsmXAPI because you would never
> know what was around them, so if you e.g. delete a node you would not
> see if it was perhaps used by something else etc., so a bounding box
> download would be very much preferred...
The tagwacht links contains only key/values. If this is just a typo,
this is no problem. Otherwise I just download the surounding area with
josm after opening the osm file downloaded from tagwatch via xapi.
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