[OSM-dev] [OSM-talk] donating read-only api-mirrors

Stefan de Konink stefan at konink.de
Fri Feb 6 18:46:56 GMT 2009


Frederik Ramm wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Stefan de Konink wrote:
>> Is this also the case for non-full bbox requests?
> 
> We do not make a distinction between full/non-full bbox requests, there 
> is only one type and that gives you all nodes that belong to ways of 
> which at least one node lies in the bbox.

Sorry, I am probably confused with relations where that does not happen :?

>> Or is it actually calculated that a way passes through a tile when its 
>> two nodes connecting it are far outside it? (Separate problem)
> 
> No, this kind of spatial computation would only work with something like 
> a PostGIS bbox request. (Actually the bbox requests are not tiled in any 
> way, you can request whatever you want. Tiles at home requests more than 
> they need to hopefully catch cases like the one you describe.)

Ok :) I already was worried that I did miss a very big thing :)


Stefan




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