[OSM-talk] JOSM geometry support

Franc Carter franc.carter at gmail.com
Thu Aug 23 02:25:24 BST 2007


Some way of specifying that a new segment should be at right angles (other
angle ?)
to an existing segment

On 8/23/07, Iván Sánchez Ortega <ivansanchez at escomposlinux.org> wrote:
>
> El Jueves, 23 de Agosto de 2007, Frederik Ramm escribió:
> > what geometry functions do *you* want and how would you like them?
>
> OK, let's populate the wishlist...
>
> - Create node into existing segment and connect. Think of the existing
> "Add
> node into segment" tool, plus the functionality of "draw segment from last
> drawn node". Will be helpful to draw T-junctions, and for scenarios
> similar
> to the ones where "create node at intersection" is needed.
>
> How would I like it? As a part of the "create segment" tool, not as part
> of
> the "create node" tool. I'd like to see, beforehand, how it's going to a
> appear (to better trace over aerial imaginery, etc)
>
>
>
> - Simplify way. Select a way, use the tool, and any *untagged*,
> unconnected
> nodes that are unnecesary get deleted. By "unnecesary" I mean either:
> - They way is a perfectly straight line and the central nodes can be
> deleted.
> - The way is a regular curve, and some central points can be interpolated
> by
> the rendering algorithms, losing 'X' detail. 'X' should be lower than a
> given
> threshold, say, 10cm. Think about motorway curves with a high curvature
> radius and hundreds of nodes.
>
>
>
> Cheers,
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Franc
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