[josm-dev] Deletion conflicts
osm at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Tue Apr 28 08:46:27 BST 2009
On 28 Apr 2009, at 08:17, Dirk Stöcker wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Apr 2009, Frederik Ramm wrote:
>> Idea 2: Before re-downloading an area, let JOSM mark all objects that
>> came from the API on the last download as "possibly deleted". On
>> the newly downloaded dataset with the existing data, reset that
>> flag for
>> every object retrieved from the API. The remaining objects flagged
>> "possibly deleted" have been deleted on the server and should
>> either be
>> silently removed, or if they have local modifications, a conflict
>> needs to be shown.
> Probably this idea combined with special status request for these
> with that flag are best.
> And if the node status request could be done for multiple nodes at
> once it
> would speed up a lot.
It is already possible to do a multiget, thus up to 4 requests would
be required. Map, then one for each of nodes, ways and relations.
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