[OSM-talk] Could/should editors detect/disallow huge changeset bboxes?

Alan Mackie aamackie at gmail.com
Fri Jun 12 18:37:32 UTC 2020


On Fri, 12 Jun 2020 at 18:27, Mateusz Konieczny via talk <
talk at openstreetmap.org> wrote:

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> Jun 12, 2020, 18:26 by aamackie at gmail.com:
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> There have been requests for iD to warn users if they have unsaved edits
> far away before they start editing a new area, but so far these issues have
> been closed once it is mentioned that other software also does this on
> occasion. See for example this issue:
>
> https://github.com/openstreetmap/iD/issues/7434
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> The iD plan is to do https://github.com/openstreetmap/iD/issues/5424 what
> sounds OK.
>
> Issue that you linked was closed as duplicate
>
> "so far these issues have been closed once it is mentioned that other
> software also does this on occasion"
> is untrue, see
> https://github.com/openstreetmap/iD/issues/7434#issuecomment-608046607
> in issue that you linked with actual close reason
>
> I did not see that in the final paragraph there. I stand corrected.

I thought #5424 had been kicked way down the road as it involves a lot of
work and isn't really suited to incremental improvements.
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