[OSM-talk] Delete segments that belong to ways

Etienne Cherdlu openstreetmap-L at gj0.net
Sat Mar 18 21:16:36 GMT 2006

Yes, there is definitely a server side bug..

I have resolved my specific problem by downloading the data using the api,
then editing it locally to remove the bad segments from the ways.  I then
opened the download locally using JOSM, updated the way and uploaded to the

There do seem to be some problems with ways at the moment.  If I can isolate
them I will log them as issues.


On 3/18/06, Immanuel Scholz <immanuel.scholz at gmx.de> wrote:
> > I have a problem.
> >
> > I deleted a segment (using the applet) that was a member of a way
> > (segment=586166, way=170).  It would appear that the segment is still
> > referenced as a member of the way.  There's a bug here somewhere.
> >
> > As a result I cannot load the area using JOSM.  Is there some way of
> > deleting the way?  I don't know how to issue an HTTP delete request, can
> > that be done via a browser?
> The server should reject the attempt to delete an segment that is in use
> as it should reject the deletion of a node in use.
> Ciao, Imi.
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