[OSM-talk] Long Ways and API 0.6

Maarten Deen mdeen at xs4all.nl
Sun Feb 8 13:43:59 GMT 2009


Shaun McDonald wrote:
> On 8 Feb 2009, at 12:44, Ben Laenen wrote:
> 
>> On Sunday 08 February 2009, Gary68 wrote:
>>> in europe there are 202 ways with more than 1950 nodes. complete
>>> lists can be found here:
>>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/SomeChecks
>>>
>>> or the europe file directly:
>>> http://www.gary68.de/osm/qa/some/len_europe.htm
>>
>> Does this suggest that there will be a 1950 node limit in the 0.6 API?
>>
>> If yes, where's all this documented?
> 
> It will be a 2000 node limit. It is now quickly documented at
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/OSM_Protocol_Version_0.6#New_Limits

Is this a limit posed on ways only or also on relations? Because I got a note of 
  a fellow mapper warning me that some relations have more than 2000 members.

Maarten




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