[OSM-dev] deleting nodes/ways that are members of relations

Richard Fairhurst richard at systemeD.net
Mon May 12 06:42:36 BST 2008

Christopher Schmidt wrote:

> To consolidate these a bit, might it make sense to take a 'force
> deletion' parameter in the API which says 'delete this node from  
> any way
> which it is a member of and remove it from any relations which it is a
> member of'? This would likely be added as a parameter to the 'delete'
> method of the node_controller, and then added as a parameter to the
> 'delete_with_history' api call...

Sounds good.

There is a way.delete_with_relations_and_nodes_and_history - but  
despite the name, it doesn't delete with relations; that's marked as  
a fixme.


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