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

Ilpo Järvinen ilpo.jarvinen at helsinki.fi
Tue Dec 4 10:19:37 GMT 2012

On Tue, 4 Dec 2012, Martin Vonwald wrote:

> 2012/12/4 Erik Johansson <erjohan at gmail.com>:
> > But then maybe the "no-right-turn" relation is too complicated as well.
> The problem is not really the complexity of those relations, but the
> fact that they create some kind of extreme long "relation-way". The
> probability of two (or more) people working at the same time on a
> 200km "relation-way" is much higher than on a 200m ordinary way and
> therefore the conflict probability is much higher with those
> "relation-ways".

If so, it must be mainly problem with the tools handling the relation 
conflicts. If two people edit a route relation in clearly different 
places, merging the results should be automatic (similar to what e.g., 
git does while merging code in a single file that gets edited from two 
different, non-conflicting places).


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