[OSM-dev] Best way to validate user input

Iván Sánchez Ortega ivan at sanchezortega.es
Fri Oct 31 15:23:58 GMT 2008

El Viernes, 31 de Octubre de 2008, Ben Supnik escribió:
> Now I am looking at the problem of error detection. [...] it's a long cycle.

How long?

> - Somehow add visual feedback to the final map renders to validate user
> data.  Since our data is appropriate to aeronautical maps this wouldn't
> necessarily fit well with existing infrastructure.

There are already "error-viewing" renders, such as cloudmade's NoName layer.

> - Put validation features into the existing editors (JOSM), etc.  Is
> there existing infrastructure for this?

Yes. Have a look at the "validator" plugin for JOSM.

Iván Sánchez Ortega <ivan at sanchezortega.es>

Un ordenador no es un televisor ni un microondas, es una herramienta compleja.
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