[OSM-dev] Reserve node 2147483647

Dennis Luxen dennis.luxen at gmail.com
Fri Jul 20 13:45:04 BST 2012

> Why should that prevent errors in software not handling 64bit ids
> correctly?

It is common practice to use INT_MAX as a special ID.

> 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.


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