[OSM-dev] Excessive version count

Jonathan Bennett openstreetmap at jonno.cix.co.uk
Thu Sep 17 11:16:40 BST 2009

Ian Dees wrote:

> Perhaps the API
> should ignore (i.e. not increase rev #'s) changes that don't actually
> change anything?

The idea isn't a bad one, but the implementation would need to be slick
as to avoid bogging down the server -- it would double the number of DB
queries per upload.

Jonathan (Jonobennett)

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