[talk-au] JOSM uploads past 2000 points

Ian Sergeant inas66+osm at gmail.com
Tue Jun 25 05:44:12 UTC 2013


Hi,

I don't know quite what happened, but the relation and all the ways were
duplicated four times.

I deleted three of them.

You can specify in the advanced settings of josm to upload the changeset in
smaller chunks.  I find this is useful.

Ian.


On 25 June 2013 13:43, Brett Russell <brussell237 at live.com.au> wrote:

> Hi Ross
>
> Thanks for the info. I will give it a shot and look for the node count.
>
> I have when creating a way found hovering back over it down the bottom of
> the screen it will tell me the nodes used.
>
> What I have found if I create a way of say 1500 nodes and upload, then
> create another way of say the same number of nodes, and then upload and
> finally then create a multipolygon relationship and tag the properties and
> upload all works well. But if I do it in one step and then upload I strike
> the mentioned problem.   My worry is multiple uploads as they are a pain to
> find, edit and or remove.  Just want to keep OSM data a clean as possible
> and not corrupt the database.
>
> From memory moving a large multipolygon lake in JOSM creates a similar
> problem. So I align lakes in Polatch 2 and all works well.
>
> Finding JOSM very powerful but still very much a newbie with it.
>
> Cheers
> Brett Russell
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> Launceston Tas. 7250
> Australia
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>
> On 25/06/2013, at 1:25 PM, "Ross Scanlon" <info at 4x4falcon.com> wrote:
>
> >> Hi
> >>
> >> I am all to aware of the 2000 node limit with OSM but when using JOSM to
> >> create lakes as multipolygons from multiple ways it is easier to create
> >> the ways, link them a multipolygon relationship, tag properties and
> >> upload. JOSM then creates a change set and gives five tries and fails so
> >> if you hit upload again it tries again. Strangely if I use Polatch 2 to
> >> check I nearly always find the lake is added to OSM. On at least one
> >> occasion JOSM uploaded the lake more than once. In fact five times. I
> >> have to exit JOSM and restart it to avoid the changeset wanting to
> >> endlessly upload,
> >
> > Rather than restarting josm:
> >
> > Upload->Changesets->Upload to a new Changeset
> >
> > The old changeset will time out and you can upload to new changeset(s)
> from there on.
> >
> >> Has anyone else experienced this issue. Reading on the web suggests this
> >> is a common problem with some claiming a configuration setting in JOSM
> >> can eliminate this issue.
> >
> > Don't know about a config setting but if you have the Selection panel
> open on the right hand side of the window, then select the object it will
> tell you how many nodes are used by it.  It is then a simple matter to
> split (Tools->Split Way) the way into two (or more) pieces.  If its a loop
> way then select two (or more) nodes on opposite sides and then split it.
> >
> > If you do the split after adding all the tags or creating the
> multipolygon they are copied to the new way.
> >
> > Cheers
> > Ross
> >
> >
> >> As usual any help would be appreciated as you can imagine it is
> >> frustrating when mapping large lakes.
> >>
> >> Cheers
> >>
> >> Brett
> >>
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