[OSM-talk] Josm: bug in Simplify Way?

Thomas Wood grand.edgemaster at gmail.com
Mon Jul 14 17:42:36 BST 2008


On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 4:17 PM, Niccolo Rigacci <osm at rigacci.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I use regularly the Simplify Way feature in Josm before uploading
> tracks acquired at 10 m samples.

Uploading as vector data to the main database, or as a simplified GPS track?

> Today I noticed that the funcion over-simplify a trace: the worst
> node in the resulting way is more than 200 m far from the
> original track!

Don't rely on automated simplifiers for conversion of GPS data, do it by hand.

> Here [1] you can see a screenshot of the simplified way above the
> original GPX track, look at the scale!
>
> Here [2] it is the offending way, so you can test it.
>
> Should I open a ticket?
>
>
> I use the latest Josm (v. 716) with updated plugins, on Linux
> with SUN Java 1.6.0.
>
> [1] http://www.rigacci.org/osm/bug/josm_simplify_bug.png
> [2] http://www.rigacci.org/osm/bug/josm_simplify_bug.osm
>
> --
> Niccolo Rigacci
> Firenze - Italy
>
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Thomas Wood
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