[OSM-talk] Render strangeness

Robert Vollmert rvollmert-lists at gmx.net
Sat Feb 21 07:27:42 GMT 2009

On Feb 21, 2009, at 07:44, Matt White wrote:

> I was just pottering around checking some of the mapping I had done,  
> and
> noticed some strangeness in the rendering of a road I mapped about two
> months ago:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=-37.5138&lon=144.4427&zoom=14&layers=B000FTF
> The road in question is Blue Gum Track, and it is definitely not
> straight as per the map. All the renders are showing it as a straight
> line, yet  I recall it being particuarly windy (and I just about broke
> my neck when I hit a  washout on it at 40km/h). The straight bit is a
> separate way (there's a fair few nodes on these windy roads, so I tend
> to chop them into a couple of pieces) to  the rest of the Blue Gum  
> track
> way to the south. Potlatch is showing the way is it should be.
> Anyway, can someone with more smarts than me have a look at it and see
> if there is anything obviously wrong here.


It's got lots of nodes, but shows as a straight line since the  
intermediate nodes have been deleted (follow some of the node links).

Probably, a minor edit in Potlatch (say changing a tag) will restore it.


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