[Talk-us] API Behavior

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Fri Feb 26 17:09:08 UTC 2016


On 2/26/16 12:01 PM, Martijn van Exel wrote:
> It’s an API limitation. If no node is within the bbox the API has no way of knowing there should be something there. I don’t believe there is a different workaround from the one you already suggest yourself, but I would be happy to be wrong (as I too find this an unfortunate limitation).
>
the problem is that detecting the condition is pretty expensive.
consider long, straight boundaries that pass through your
bounding box. the search to find these segments of ways
might have to range out pretty far.

richard

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