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

Gabriel Ebner ge at gabrielebner.at
Wed Jul 16 23:38:48 BST 2008

On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 10:02:44PM +0200, Niccolo Rigacci wrote:
> > Could you please post the way that shows this problem?  (Is it by chance a
> > closed way?)
> No, it is a simple open way. Here http://www.rigacci.org/osm/bug/
> you can find:
> - a screenshot of the simplified way over the original GPX
> - the .osm file with just the way before simplifying
> Thanks for your interest.

Oops.  This is pretty embarrassing, but it seems I forgot to convert degrees
to radians before calculating the cross track error...

"JOSM: State-of-the-art pseudo-random polyline excerpts"

Fixed in OSM r9100,

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