[Openstreetmap-dev] Returning the whole data instead of the id.

Tommy Persson tpe at ida.liu.se
Tue Jan 31 22:50:35 GMT 2006

> From: Immanuel Scholz <immanuel.scholz at gmx.de>
> is anyone of the client coders using the feature, that any PUT is returning 
> the newly created id of the thing just putted?

Well, how could you not use it?  It is the only way to get the id for
a node you have created.

> cool for all offline editors, since the lat/lon may have been changed (due 
> rounding). This could also enable the server to do some filtering or 

Why is this useful?  Every update of lat/lon will resulte in some
rounding.  So why do you need to know the rounding?  And shouldn't the
rounding effect be very small?


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