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

Niccolo Rigacci osm at rigacci.org
Wed Jul 16 08:29:35 BST 2008

On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 10:54:32PM +0000, Gabriel Ebner wrote:
> The simplify way action uses the Douglas-Peucker algorithm.  You can change
> its tolerance (in meters) by modifying the "simplify-way.max-error" preference
> (go to the preferences tab, click on the Einstein face, and click "Add").

Thank you Gabrile for your answer, this is very useful!

> By default it uses a tolerance of 50 meters, so if you want less points to be
> removed, you might want to set this to, say, 10 meters.

This is why I suppose a bug in the tool: the resulting way is far 
from the original one by more than 200 m.

Do you think that I should contact the developers?

Niccolo Rigacci
Firenze - Italy

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