[OSM-talk] Documentation on Editing Relations
grahamjones139 at googlemail.com
Sun Mar 28 08:48:04 BST 2010
Thank you all for your help - "Download Object" was the fundamental thing I
I had kind of hoped that you would just point me to the nice new user
instruction page on the Wiki that I had not spotted.
I'll have a look at improving it, but it is not an insignificant job. How
about if we divide the basic documentation into chunks (like a mapping
party, but not as good for you), and different people volunteer to update a
different aspect to bring it up to date in terms of software, and "custom
and practice"? I am happy to co-ordinate, but will struggle to do it all.
I think this would be a big help in encouraging wider participation in the
Could even be a "Project of the Week"?
On 27 March 2010 23:57, Sebastian Klein <bastikln at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Graham Jones wrote:
> > Is there a command line way of adding ways to a relation - for
> > example, rather than doing it by clicking on things, I would quite
> > like to do "add ways to relation XXXX where route="Pennine Way" or
> > name="Pennine Way".
> If you have the problem that you cannot download the entire area because
> the route is too long, the XAPI can save your day.
> You will need two XAPI requests, one for route=... and one for name=...
> Then you can merge the layers in JOSM.
> (Btw. there is an easy way to get the bbox parameters for XAPI requests:
> Select the area in the slippy map of the download dialog. Then go to the
> second tab and simply copy the list of coordinates...)
> > Any pointers would be appreciated. Sorry for being dumb - I must
> > have missed the documentation somewhere?
> Why not write some, when you have mastered the high art of
> relations? :)
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Dr. Graham Jones
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