[OSM-dev] coast_josm: limit the nodes per way to 250 max.

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Sat Oct 13 15:44:57 BST 2007


>    Argh, wish I'd noticed that this had been done before I converted and
>    started uploading the coastline file I'd created and touched up a bit just
>    before the 0.5 switchover... The one produces a file 1/4 the size of the
>    one produced by the old coast_josm.pl, 1/3 the size of the converted
>    one...

The algorithm is pretty raw and leaves in place many of the "steps",
it basically just removes the most obviously unnecessary nodes. A
coastline touched up by a human being is probably still vastly


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