[OSM-dev] Duplicated nodes in Potlatch

Chris Browet cbro at semperpax.com
Sun Oct 5 21:44:24 BST 2008


>
> i was just copying potlatchs behaviour. So: What's the preferred
> behaviour?


Merkaartor systematically overwrite the "created_by" when doing changes on
the server (after having followed a similar thread).

If this tag has any value, it is, IMHO, to be able to identify editors
having strange/wrong behaviors needing to be addressed.

AFAIK, there is no "standard" way for the server to know which editor is
sending it data. It could, based upon the user-agent, but I don't think
there something foreseen regarding this.

- Chris -
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