[talk-ph] Duplicate nodes

Totor totor_osm at yahoo.com
Sat Feb 27 06:38:04 GMT 2010

Hi everyone,
This is great!
First because it found some duplicate nodes in Cebu that other tools don't mention.
Second because it allowed me to find :
A tool to see/get changes in an area without the zillion unrelated big edits on the main site history. 



--- On Sat, 2/27/10, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>
> Subject: [talk-ph] Duplicate nodes
> To: "OSM" <talk-ph at openstreetmap.org>
> Date: Saturday, February 27, 2010, 4:59 AM
> Hi guys,
> Some of you may already know this tool: http://matt.dev.openstreetmap.org/dupe_nodes/
> This shows duplicated node, or two nodes that have the
> exact same latitude and longitude. Usually, one is redundant
> and should be deleted or merged with the other.
> For those that have tried using this tool, I have noticed
> that some duplicated nodes are actually from the GNS import.
> For example, there are sometimes two mountain peaks with
> different names but in the same position! I know that GNS
> rounds longitude and latitude values so this might be why
> there are duplicates, but I think this highlights that the
> GNS data should also be verified!
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