[openstreetmap/openstreetmap-website] Reduce maximum changeset size to 10k changes (#1259)

Colin Smale colin.smale at xs4all.nl
Wed Dec 7 16:16:20 UTC 2016

Hi Frederik, 

Thanks for your explanation. 

So updating the boundary of a typical English county from Ordnance
Survey data, which means in some cases a full set of nodes, will hit
this limit. Not a problem, I am sure I can work around it. 


On 2016-12-07 16:20, Frederik Ramm wrote:

> Hi,
> On 12/07/2016 03:43 PM, Colin Smale wrote: 
>> Just reading back through the discussions on this point... What is a
>> "change" in this context, that counts towards the maximum?
> Any OSM object you upload.
>> If one
>> creates/edits large admin boundary with >10k nodes in the ways that
>> constitute the relation, will that fall foul of this limit?
> No, the admin boundary is just one object. If you were to take the
> boundary of England however and move it 10 metres to the North, then
> you'd likely be modifying more than 10k nodes in one go and that would
> be rejected - unless your editor is clever enough to split that into
> multiple uploads, which JOSM e.g. does
> Bye
> Frederik
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