[OSM-dev] Quality tools and 'lost edits' during mapping parties?

Minh Nguyen mxn at zoomtown.com
Mon Apr 27 05:12:21 BST 2009

Ngày 4/26/09 1:09 AM, Frederik Ramm viết:
> Hi,
> Stefan Keller wrote:
>> 2. Any recommendations to avoid "lost edits" when several people edit
>> areas simultaneously which are each close nearby?
> With API 0,6 the edits will not be lost; the uploading editor will
> receive an error message when trying to overwrite someone else's edit
> with something based on an older version. 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 manually.
> Bye
> Frederik

Potlatch displays an error dialog about mismatched versions and punts. I 
don't think it attempts to resolve conflicts, though.

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