[OSM-dev] Minute Diffs Broken
frederik at remote.org
Tue May 5 07:46:37 BST 2009
Brett Henderson wrote:
> I'm fairly uncomfortable with this approach. It could be very
> confusing. But I'm prepared to be swayed, it is certainly simple :-)
As I tried to explain, I don't really find it confusing; I actually
*like* the idea of changesets not being propagated until they are
"complete" (i.e. closed).
> Also, there's a potential flaw with this approach. Lets say I create
> node 100 with version 1 in changeset 10 in Potlatch and leave my
> changeset open. You then come along with JOSM and edit node 100
> creating version 2 within changeset 11 and close your changeset
> immediately. Osmosis will pick up changeset 11 after 5 minutes and
> distribute node 100 version 2. A day later Osmosis will pick up
> changeset 10 and distribute it node 100 version 1.
Ouch, I hadn't thought of this, but of course you are right. - But now
that the XML contains version numbers, would it not be the superior
approach anyway to base --apply-change on version numbers anyway?
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