[OSM-dev] unmodified objects being uploaded?

Jon Burgess jburgess777 at googlemail.com
Sat Sep 29 13:01:11 BST 2007

On Sat, 2007-09-29 at 02:06 +0200, Thomas Walraet wrote:
> Jon Burgess wrote:
> > Looking at the history for some objects show that they have been
> > uploaded multiple times even tough there are no obvious changes
> This could be done easily with JOSM :
> - select 2 ways, a secondary and a primary one
> - JOSM display "highway:<different>"
> - modify the highway tag two have both way primary
> - clic upload
> Only one way is really modified, but JOSM will upload the both.
> In some occasion, this could result in massive upload of unmodified 
> objects. (for example if you select a whole area to find and remove a 
> few bogus tag...)

If you add, remove or change a tag from an object then it is correct to
upload a new version. The history for this node showed that it never had
any tags.


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