[OSM-talk] Deleted way belonging to relations
shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Thu Dec 11 15:52:15 GMT 2008
On 11 Dec 2008, at 15:27, Ben Laenen wrote:
> Hi all,
> can someone please fix this up:
> it's a deleted way which is still belonging to two relations
> The theory on how it happened is this: We were fixing up a relation
> two people at the same time in Potlatch, and when moyogo deleted a
> I edited the relation myself and uploaded the new version with that
> deleted way still included. So, we now end up with this.
It is a limitation of the 0.5 API.
This problem is highly less likely to happen with 0.6 API, with the
introduction of node/way/relation versioning and transactions.
> This reminds me of my comment here:
> Why isn't it possible for the API to have functions like "add way X to
> relation Y", or "remove X from relation Y"? This method where you just
> upload entire new versions of the full relation with all its members
> just asking for troubles like the one that happened here.
This would mean that we no longer have a restful api.
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