[OSM-dev] Whole-planet JOSM

SteveC steve at asklater.com
Wed Apr 11 22:07:09 BST 2007

On Wed, 2007-04-11 at 20:36 +0100, Robert (Jamie) Munro wrote:
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> I'd like to be able to take my laptop connected to a GPS on a trip
> across the country and browse and edit map data without an internet
> connection until I get home.

This only works if you're very very sure nobody will eddit any of these
areas in the meantime...

> Currently, as the number of nodes loaded into JOSM increases, it gets
> less and less responsive. Has anyone thought about changing JOSM to use
> a local DB and be able to load a whole planet file? Downloading an area
> with the download button would then just update that area in the local DB.
> The other thing that would be needed is on upload, it would need to
> download small areas around what you have changed to check for
> conflicts. Obviously, if I have changed one node in the UK and another
> in Australia, I don't need to download everything in between, only the
> nodes around each edit.
> Thanks,
> Robert (Jamie) Munro
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