[OSM-talk] raw GPS points: editable?

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Mon Aug 27 18:17:11 BST 2007

In message <73dbe2850708270509g35e23b6asc3d21adb80afc6f0 at mail.gmail.com>
          "Luca Dionisi" <luca.dionisi at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.

The points are not misplaced - they show the historical data
relating to a given survey.

It's only a problem for people trying to edit the map base on
other people's GPS data with no personal knowledge of the area
in question really.

> So my question is, is it possible to delete raw GPS points from
> the server database?

Not at the moment, and I know of no plans to make it possible.

How would you do it? A method to delete all points in a given
bounding box?


Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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