[Openstreetmap-dev] Duplicate nodes policy?

SteveC steve at asklater.com
Tue Dec 20 04:54:20 GMT 2005

* @ 04/12/05 07:48:13 PM nick at hogweed.org wrote:
> Just realised that osm-editor is uploading more nodes than it needs to OSM. 
> The way it works currently is that when you create a segment, it simply 
> allocates two nodes and a segment between them. It does not check for 
> duplicate nodes. In other words, a node between two segments will be 
> duplicated.
> So if you have three segments AB, BC, CD and four nodes A, B, C and D:
> A----B----C-----D
> two copies of B and C will be uploaded.
> Does OSM server-side do anything about this (or is the intention to do this) 
> or is it clients' responsibility?

At the moment, it's the clients' responsibility :-/

have fun,

SteveC steve at asklater.com http://www.asklater.com/steve/

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