[OSM-dev] Mediawiki extension to check relations

Andrew andrewhainosm at hotmail.co.uk
Sun Feb 27 13:18:24 GMT 2011

Frederik Ramm <frederik <at> remote.org> writes:

> Yes. They shouldn't have them. Nobody should link to a relation by 
> number from the outside and it is a very bad example we're setting in 
> the Wiki. This makes people believe that relation IDs are constant which 
> they aren't.

A variation of the approach would be to search the database for a unique set of
tags that identify the relation. This gives the bonus that you can now populate
the wiki page with routes and boundaries that have not yet been mapped and the
relation will pop in automatically.


More information about the dev mailing list