[OSM-talk] Overlapping ways

John F. Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Thu Jan 10 21:43:55 GMT 2013

Christian Quest <cquest at openstreetmap.fr> wrote:

> I that case nodes are not shared by the ways, but are duplicate (same
> lat/lon) and as Clay mentionned, this will ring some other alarm.. I
> would move one of them a little bit to avoid it.
> 2013/1/10 Rob Nickerson <rob.j.nickerson at gmail.com>:
> > Can I ask for some clarification on what is meant by "sharing
> nodes". For
> > example, if I draw the layer 0 way, then draw the layer 1 way on
> top, using
> > the same nodes as a guide, BUT THEN "unglue" all the nodes by
> pressing "G"
> > in JOSM, does this still count as a "shared node"?
> >

Nodes that have the same latitude and longitude, but different layer or level values, should not be flagged as duplicates.  It sounds like some programmer forgot to allow for the fact that we live in a three-dimensional world.

John F. Eldredge -- john at jfeldredge.com
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