[OSM-dev] Duplicate nodes

Sam Vekemans acrosscanadatrails at gmail.com
Tue Apr 14 22:53:49 BST 2009


forgot to cc dev list :)

On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 1:18 PM, Sam Vekemans
<acrosscanadatrails at gmail.com>wrote:

> Just jumping in here :)
>
> When i have my ready-to-import.osm file, and hit upload, im prompted
> to agree on what to upload, it would be great to be able to select
> only the nodes/ways/areas that i want. This way im not uploading those
> 'extra' intersecting nodes.
> It was only on my last upload that i just selected the features that
> were part of something or had a name. -but i think (almost sure) it
> uploaded them all anyway.
>
> Because im switching user logins, it would be a good idea to have the
> username that im using shown at the import prompt: to complete the
> statement.
> "you (user xy) are about to upload these nodes/ways/relations, are you
> sure?"
>
> also, 1st checking the db for errors, indicating none/yes-list, then
> uploading as part of the upload sequence would help.
> I know potlatch does this instantly, but josm is a different kind of
> editor ie. Mac vs. PC vs. Android
>
> i just jumped in as i'll (probably) be the 2nd largest contributor by
> the end of the year :-)
> so mistakes i make, could add up to a gig of nodes. Fortunatly, i'll
> be going slow as Dave Hansen did, so mistakes will be caught ...
> Hopefully :-)
>
> look forward to API 6.
>
> Sam Vekemans
> Across Canada Trails
>
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