[OSM-talk] Database Maintenance
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Wed Aug 1 18:17:27 BST 2007
Tom Hughes <tom at compton.nu> writes:
> I'm not really sure how much that helps - it will add a number of
> hours to the downtime and all it achieves is allowing the server to
> continue serving map data. How useful is that really when you can't
> upload any changes?
When working in an area that is not completely blank it is necessary
to download the existing data. Not being able to to that can be an
effective road block. Being able to upload is not so time critical.
Also anybody simply using the data is blocked. OSM is not only about
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