[OSM-dev] Planet File Change Request

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Wed Sep 2 00:14:00 BST 2009


On 02/09/09 00:11, Shaun McDonald wrote:

> On 1 Sep 2009, at 23:54, Tom Hughes wrote:
>
>> If you find recently created ways that reference deleted nodes then
>> please let us know. If you find old ways that do it then just upload a
>> new version and that will fix the data.
>
> I'm not convinced it works in all cases, as there is an assumption that
> if a node is already in a way, or a member is already a member of a
> relation then it is valid. This assumption was added to the code to make
> it significantly faster to update larger ways and relations.

Yes, you have to actually remove the deleted nodes from the way when 
reuploading because, as you say, existing deleted nodes are allowed to 
persist in the way even if the way is change. New deleted nodes can't be 
added however.

Tom

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