[OSM-talk] raw GPS points: editable?

Jeffrey Martin dogshed at gmail.com
Mon Aug 27 14:17:30 BST 2007

On 8/27/07, D Tucny <d at tucny.com> wrote:
> On 27/08/07, Luca Dionisi <luca.dionisi at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > I have a doubt.
> > Suppose someone uploads a GPS track. Then, there are works
> > on the roads and the roads change.
> > Most of the track is still valid but some raw GPS points are
> > now misplaced.  They become confusing for other people who
> > edit the map.
> > So my question is, is it possible to delete raw GPS points from
> > the server database?
> Perhaps, rather than deleting parts of tracks, showing points in different
> colours by age, say starting green, then fading to red over some period of
> time, maybe a year? That way if you see a bunch of green dots along a path,
> with a row of orange dots that deviate from that path, you could assume the
> orange dots show an older path... Obviously would have most value when there
> were a number of tracks along the same path, though at least if there's only
> one, you'd have some idea as to how recent it was...
> d
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I agree that colors might be a good idea. If they are downloaded as
layers then you could select which ones to look at. Right now I think
it just downloads everything as a big blog.


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