[OSM-dev] 0.6 api - one more time

Richard Fairhurst richard at systemeD.net
Tue May 6 11:06:56 BST 2008

SteveC wrote:

> [...]
> well thats the point, you're going to reimplement everything in an
> unmaintainable way in the RichardAPI

I'm not going to get into the whole unmaintainable thing all over  
again because we'll end up lobbing bricks at each other, but the good  
thing is that there's barely any "reimplementing" required, because  
Potlatch already does all this (e.g. putway/deleteway have always  
compared against the latest version in the db, not against the  
previous download). Maybe changing about three lines of code, plus  
(obviously) calling whatever magic method now exists to start a new  

> . [...]
>> Well, ideally it'd be good to add
>> PUT /api/0.6/way/123456/full
>> to do the same thing as Potlatch's 'putway' call, and then migrate the
>> latter to use the same methods.
> oh I thought I did that

No, but I'm not going to stop you!


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