[OSM-talk] Questions from a newbie on editing
steve at asklater.com
Fri May 12 09:50:01 BST 2006
* @ 02/05/06 12:33:57 PM lorp at lorp.org wrote:
Hmm, the list server's clock is doing something funny.
> Is the advice on the OSM site out-of-date that newbies should use the
> online applet?
> I've been trying for quite a while to do some editing based on a long
> cycle ride I did around Clifton yesterday, but have mostly failed so
> far. I managed to add nodes, segments and ways for a couple of short
> streets, but there are some buts...
> Specific problems:
> * It's painful waiting for reloads. This is especially a pain when
> scrolling back to an area I've just been to - caching would be lovely to
> say the least!
> * Most or all of the big trace I did yesterday (#3351, 1482 points) does
> not show up. I zigzagged a lot around the residential streets, all of
> which shows up when I load the GPX into JOSM.
Is your GPS doing curve fitting - taking more points on corners than
down street lines? If so, the join-up lines wont appear.
> * Zoom (] key) doesn't work beyond level 14, I have to edit the URL to
> 15 or 16
Yeah, that was to stop it loading too much data. How was it, did it work
As for the rest of it... yes the applet needs work. I keep prodding Imi
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