[Talk-us] Duplicate Ways (or portions of ways)

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Tue Jan 27 17:40:45 UTC 2015


On 01/27/2015 05:33 PM, Dave Nesbitt wrote:
> Is there a standard way to identify and remove ways that are duplicates
> (or portions which are duplicates)?  

The OSM inspector displays overlapping roads (but not other overlapping


There's also ways to download OSM inspector information through a WFS
interface (see OSM wiki) should you want to somehow post-process that

I'd like to think that fixing these might make a good MapRoulette
challenge but then not all editors are equally suited to deal with such
problems. I usually fix these problems manually in JOSM (where the
middle mouse button lets you select between several features under the

Not automatic fix has ever been proposed and it would probably be very
difficult to do it right.


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