[OSM-dev] Quality tools and 'lost edits' during mapping parties?
richard at systemed.net
Sun Apr 26 11:55:05 BST 2009
Frederik Ramm wrote:
> I don't know how Potlatch deals with this, but in JOSM you should, at
> least in theory, be able to avoid any problems by downloading before
> uploading; worst case is you get conflicts that you have to resolve
Potlatch's approach is to try its hardest to make sure its data is the
latest available. Whenever you pan the map, Potlatch asks the server for all
ways/nodes/relations within the new bbox. If anything has a more recent
version on the server than that currently in Potlatch, the new version is
downloaded. It certainly doesn't prevent conflicts but it does at least
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