[OSM-dev] Duplicated nodes in Potlatch

Marc Schütz schuetzm at gmx.net
Sun Oct 5 12:40:53 BST 2008


Am Sonntag 05 Oktober 2008 13:01:48 schrieb Richard Fairhurst:
> Marc Schütz wrote:
> > Several of the ways in this area
> > http://www.openstreetmap.org/?
> > lat=49.89487&lon=10.88733&zoom=17&layers=0B00FTFTTT
> > have been modified with Potlatch so that they contain the same node
> > twice in a
> > row. Is this a known bug? Should the API be changed to reject such
> > ways?
>
> It's not expressly forbidden to have a way comprising 865234
> occurrences of the same node in succession, though I agree it's not
> desirable, so strictly it's not a bug.
>
> Potlatch does already trap most such occurrences (see http://
> trac.openstreetmap.org/browser/applications/editors/potlatch/
> way.as#L691) but if you can provide steps to reproduce that would be
> helpful - on a trac ticket, please, so I can keep track of it, and
> ideally with way ids as I've just spent two minutes clicking around
> and can't actually find which ways you're talking about. ;)

Sorry, I thought I had added the IDs. I will contact the user and ask him what 
exactly he did.

Regards, Marc

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