[talk-au] What's best to do with ways split by decliners?

Mark Pulley mrpulley at lizzy.com.au
Sun Jul 1 13:06:50 BST 2012

On 01/07/2012, at 9:29 AM, John Henderson wrote:

> There's another side to this coin.
> When fixing ways scheduled for deletion, it's often useful to split a
> very long way, delete the section to be fixed from a GPS trace, and
> recreate that section.
> The problem is that whenever a split is made, one section of the two
> results maintains the attributes of the original.  But the second
> section becomes version 1, and with the accepter attributes of the
> person doing the splitting.  So it's (magically) fixed and no longer
> scheduled for deletion, despite the fact that no accepter has surveyed
> it.  This is a case in point, the result of a split by me recently:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/169517220/history

Presumably in that case, even though the way is (magically) fixed, the nodes haven't been, so the way will still disappear once the nodes have been deleted (as the Badmap view doesn't take into account the ODBL status of the nodes)

Mark P.

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