[OSM-dev] Rantings about API 0.6

Iván Sánchez Ortega ivan at sanchezortega.es
Wed Feb 11 01:36:15 GMT 2009


El Miércoles, 11 de Febrero de 2009, Shaun McDonald escribió:
> Having a slightly less efficient import that ensures consistency is a
> great thing, as it means that the database doesn't grow too quickly.

I fail to see why slower growth is a good thing?

> Remember that we are are using transactions with 0.6.....
> We really do want to make sure there are too many validations, so that
> we know that the data is correct in the database, rather than some
> weird inconsistency getting in.

Nah, we'll still have Potlach :-D


Now, seriously, does one single transaction with 50k insert operations (and 
the necessary, non-duplicated checks) sound like a good idea for the diff 
uploads?

> > If I have time to code the next few months, this is gonna get
> > fun... :-)
>
> Uh oh ;-)

That's right, tremble and shiver upon my presence :-D

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