[OSM-newbies] How do you permanently delete stuff in JOSM (stop itbeing saved as history?)
jamicubat at googlemail.com
Sat Feb 28 20:18:56 GMT 2009
I've just understood what JOSM mean by "delete". When I delete data in JOSM,
I am kind of placing a mark against the data instructing openstreetmap to
delete the data from its files. So if I uploaded the file to Openstreetmap,
this deletion "mark" would lead to openstreetmap deleting the data from its
But I had no intention uploading the this file to OSM (becaus I had deleted
important information), and wanted to store the data at my end with the
deleted stuff actually deleted.
2009/2/28 Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists) <ajrlists at googlemail.com>
> If you didn't upload the deletes to the OSM server then the objects remain
> flagged for delete in the .osm file when you save it. Kosmos presumably is
> not clever enough to ignore those objects which are set for deletion.
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: newbies-bounces at openstreetmap.org [mailto:newbies-
> >bounces at openstreetmap.org] On Behalf Of Jason Cunningham
> >Sent: 28 February 2009 7:53 PM
> >To: newbies at openstreetmap.org
> >Subject: [OSM-newbies] How do you permanently delete stuff in JOSM (stop
> >itbeing saved as history?)
> >I've been experimenting with JOSM and Kosmos today. I've been editing an
> >osm file, saving it as an osm file on my computer, then trying to display
> >it using Kosmos so I can create an image then print it out.
> >But when I use Kosmos to open an osm file created with JOSM, I see all the
> >deleted stuff. I open the same osm file with JOSM and the deleted stuff
> >isnt there!
> >It appears that JOSM didnt actualy delete, but moves the deletions to a
> >history? Kosmos opens the whole lot and displays it.
> >I have no reason to save stuff I wanted deleted, so can any one tell me if
> >ths is what is actually happening, and importantly how do can actually
> >delete stuff in JOSM. (A second solution would be to have Kosmos not
> >display this deleted information, but I'd rather not have it in the first
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