[OSM-dev] Sanity check please - ignore GPS-point duplicates in track data
tom at compton.nu
Fri Jun 15 00:24:50 BST 2007
In message <794714112 at web.de>
michael_j at email.de wrote:
> In order to reduce the download time and the amount of memory needed
> by JOSM, it seems to be appropriate to consider:
> 1. dropping following duplicate GPS-points during upload to the OSM
> database or
I believe it is deliberate policy to keep all the data, although I guess
exact duplication is an interesting case.
> 2. dropping those at the OSM database during download or
I guess this would be possible.
> 3. including the repeat information as optional parameter into
> the GPS-point during download:
> E.g.: <trkpt lat="51.71124" lon="8.336345"/ repeat="546"/>
Presumably that would violate the GPX schema, and hence be a bad idea.
Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)
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