[OSM-newbies] Splitting ways and retaining history

Pieren pieren3 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 17:46:51 BST 2011

On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 4:35 PM, Bob Hawkins <bobhawkins at waitrose.com> wrote:
> I appreciate that a new id has to be created for one section, but
> it seems wrong that all previous evidence of who created the way in the
> first place is lost, and that it seems I am the person responsible.  Is
> there another practice that should be adopted?

This is a well known issue but cannot be fixed properly without a
change in the API. You can add yourself a tag refering to the original
id's but all manual actions are doomed to fail.


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