[OSM-dev] Reserve node 2147483647

Peter Wendorff wendorff at uni-paderborn.de
Fri Jul 20 13:24:36 BST 2012

Why should that prevent errors in software not handling 64bit ids correctly?
I don't think any software requires all possible ids in between to exist 
- even for the whole planet.
So it's not different wether 2147483647 is missing or 42.


Am 20.07.2012 14:19, schrieb Andrew:
> Would it be a good idea if the next node allocated after 2147483646 is node
> 2147483648? It would mean that applications expecting 32-bit node numbers fail
> cleanly and stops buggy editing software from modifying the wrong node.
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