[OSM-talk] Segments with 0m Distance

Joerg Ostertag openstreetmap at ostertag.name
Mon Apr 17 15:26:21 BST 2006


On Monday 17 April 2006 12:54, Frank Mohr wrote:
> Joerg Ostertag wrote:
> > Do you think it makes sense to delete all these Segments?
> >
> > http://www.ostertag.name/osm/OSM_errors_segment-no-distance.html
>
> i had a look at the segment i could identify as created be me on the list
>
> 148515
> 192161(49.85219444444, 8.58569444444)
> 192162(49.85219444444, 8.58569444444)
>
> the original data was:
>     16-May-2004 17:59:27    N49 51 07.9 E8 35 08.5  95.3077392578
>     16-May-2004 17:59:42    N49 51 07.9 E8 35 08.5  95.3077392578
>
> looks like my GPS receiver recorded the same point twice
> and i didnt notice while uploading
>
> i think this should be handled in the editor (in my case josm)

I think there would be two points to handle this problem. 1st would be in the 
application josm/osmedit/osmpedit and second would be on the serverside. If 
we could get the server not to accept 2 points with the exact same position 
and tags would help to avoid these duplicates.

-
Joerg




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