[OSM-dev] Duplicate nodes

Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists) ajrlists at googlemail.com
Tue Apr 14 23:58:41 BST 2009

Sam Vekemans wrote:
>Sent: 14 April 2009 10:54 PM
>To: stefan at konink.de
>Cc: dev at openstreetmap.org
>Subject: Re: [OSM-dev] Duplicate nodes
>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
>	'extra' intersecting nodes.

I'm kind of curious by what you mean when you talk about "'extra'
intersecting nodes"

Care to elaborate?

Also, are you using JOSM to upload or the bulk uploader script?



>	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
>	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
>	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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