[OSM-talk] [Fwd: Re: Bangladesh under the water]

Jon Burgess jburgess777 at googlemail.com
Sun Apr 27 16:18:35 BST 2008

On Sun, 2008-04-27 at 15:32 +0100, David Groom wrote:
> >> http://tile.openstreetmap.nl/coastlines.html?zoom=8&lat=23.43505&lon=89.95194&layers=B00T
> >>
> >> Any ways to restore the square missing?
> >>
> > These are due to errors in the coastline ways. The red lines and circles
> > highlight the location of the errors which will need to be fixed by
> > editing the ways.
> >
> When I originally imported the coastline in that part of the world I fixed 
> it all.
> Unfortuntealtey it seems someone has now deleted quite a few coastline ways 
> in that area leading to an incomplete coastline, and the errors being 
> reported.
> The correct ways should I guess still be in the history , but I'm not sure 
> how to retrieve it.

I've got a coastline shapefile from 2008-01-28 and that does indeed show
that area as being nicely complete. I can see lots of disconnected nodes
in the area now but the Potlatch 'Undelete' does not show any ways to be

Does the upload script create a log of the way IDs and if so, do you
have a copy still?

I guess we may need to search an older planet dump (or diff files) to
find and resurrect the ways. 


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