[OSM-dev] ROMA servers down - osmosis large way problem

Shaun McDonald shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Sun Dec 28 21:13:36 GMT 2008

On 28 Dec 2008, at 22:10, Stefan de Konink wrote:

> Frederik Ramm wrote:
>> Stefan de Konink wrote:
>>> Shaun McDonald wrote:
>>>> From API 0.6 there is a limit of 2,000 nodes in a way.
>>> Btw; Do you impose this also on a relation?
>> Yes.
> So you actually suggest to implement a tree of relations to render a
> country? Totally break lookups such as 'is X in country Y', you will
> make friends that is for sure :)

That is not what relations are for. You determine which country is in  
based on the latitude and longitude of the nodes of the items, and a  
bounding polygon for the country that you are interested in.

>> It won't. Partial modification of ways is a good idea but we lack the
>> coders to implement it in API and clients. It might be done at a
>> later time but surely not with 0.6.
> So you really want people first to change everything to 0.6 and then  
> to something else ;) I wanted to write longer about this, but I  
> think allowing everyone to send just a complete changeset (within  
> one request)  ditch REST for updating will give much more momentum,  
> and requires less code.

One step at a time.


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