[OSM-dev] C++ implementation of the API

Dave Stubbs osm.list at randomjunk.co.uk
Wed May 28 14:52:20 BST 2008


On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 10:07 AM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>
>> The problem here is the remedial action taken by the user/editor:
>> they're going to try to work out the conflicts by downloading the
>> latest version of the region. If this comes off a replication server
>> that's a couple of minutes behind,
>
> You could make it so that the intial map query is served from a replicated
> server, and any "give me the latest version of object X because there was a
> comnflict" downloads from the master DB.
>


Yes, you could. Although I'd imagine that would last 5 minutes till
someone decided that "hey, this one gives more up-to-date data" and so
from then on set it as default. I'm sure all the main editors and t at h
would behave nicely, so this might be enough to reduce load.

Dave




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