[josm-dev] Deletion conflicts

Shaun McDonald osm at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Mon Apr 27 21:47:29 BST 2009

On 27 Apr 2009, at 21:35, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 7:44 PM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org>  
> wrote:
>> But, more importantly, how could we achieve that Steve's session gets
>> wind of the fact that Nick has deleted the node?
> The API won't tell you but the rails port will, and will indicate the
> changeset in which the deletion took place:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/api/0.6/node/10000000
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/node/10000000
> Would the information on the /browse/node/ page be sufficient for this
> conflict resolution? <evil>Perhaps it could be screen-scaped while the
> API doesn't provide a proper solution for this?</evil>

Actually the API is returning the HTTP status 410 GONE, which is not  
evil for programmers.


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