[Tagging] How to solve the problem with relation overload?

Henning Scholland osm at aighes.de
Tue Dec 4 10:03:26 GMT 2012

Am 04.12.2012 10:50, schrieb Martin Vonwald:
> 2012/12/4 Henning Scholland <osm at aighes.de>:
>>> After reading all the responses I have to conclude that we don't
>>> really have a perfect solution right now. I guess the best would be a
>>> "cleanup" of the relations: on ways where more than one (or two)
>>> relations are present, create a new relation only for this part,
>>> remove those ways from the other relations and instead add the newly
>>> created relation as part of the public transport relation.
>> What's the benefit? In josm there are less relation displayed, if you select
>> the way. If you edit the way, you'll have to do the same things as there
>> were 5 single relations and you additional have to analyse master relation
>> before. In Potlatch and josm relation overview you'll get even more
>> relations. Editing theses relations is even more complicated. So I think
>> this solution wont make it better.
> You forgot one detail: if there is only one relation that only covers
> part of all those bus routes then only one of those "artifical
> relation-ways" is created which is also much shorter and therefore the
> probability of conflicts is much smaller.
What do you mean with "artifical relation-ways"? The Membership in a 
relation is a property of  a way.


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