[OSM-dev] Ways

ant antofosm at gmail.com
Thu Aug 11 18:29:04 BST 2011


On 11.08.2011 19:12, Frederik Ramm wrote:
> Hi,
> On 08/11/2011 07:07 PM, ant wrote:
>> The reason why it bothers me is that I feel my program should deal with
>> these cases. So the technical part of my question is: How does the API
>> handle it? Which of the above should I expect to be found in the planet
>> file, which not?
> To the API, a way is something abstract that refers at least two nodes.
> What these are, and where they are, is of no concern to the API, so if I
> am not totally mistaken, all of your cases could be present in the
> database.

Good to know, thanks.

> It used to be possible to have ways with less than 2 nodes also but I
> think that is not the case any more.

So have they been removed from the database then? Or could remnants of 
that still exist in recent planet files?

> Bye
> Frederik
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