[talk-au] JOSM uploads past 2000 points

Ross Scanlon info at 4x4falcon.com
Tue Jun 25 06:54:57 UTC 2013


Hi,

As Ian points out

Upload->Advanced->Chunks

or

Upload->Advanced->Individually

Cheers
Ross


On 25/06/13 15:44, Ian Sergeant wrote:
> 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
> <mailto: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
>     PO Box 94
>     Launceston Tas. 7250
>     Australia
>     0419 374 971
>
>     On 25/06/2013, at 1:25 PM, "Ross Scanlon" <info at 4x4falcon.com
>     <mailto: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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