[OSM-dev] Alternative PostgreSQL Schema

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Thu Oct 25 09:29:25 BST 2007

In message <D1966CCD-483C-41DB-A121-D0E609B9DBDF at asklater.com>
        Steve Coast <steve at asklater.com> wrote:

> On 24 Oct 2007, at 16:46, Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
>> On 10/24/07, Tom Hughes <tom at compton.nu> wrote:
>>>> If it were possible to undelete things, then clients could do
>>>> rollbacks without asking the server...
>>> Being able to roll back individual changes is of limited value
>>> though as it would be so fiddly. Really you to be able to see an
>>> entire group of changes and roll them all back if you want to deal
>>> with vandalism and things.
>> While I agree that would also be useful, AFAICT we're light-years away
>> from that, whereas undelete can be implemented and be useful quickly.
>> Both have their place...
> I'm confused, you used to be able to undelete with a PUT to /api/0.4/
> node/1 etc?

I'm not sure you ever could in the rails version? You certainly can't
at the moment as you will get a "410 Gone" response. I can easily
allow it though if you think it should be possible.


Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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