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

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Sat Jun 13 15:44:18 UTC 2020




Jun 13, 2020, 08:03 by f at zz.de:

> On Fri, Jun 12, 2020 at 11:19:46AM -0400, James wrote:
>
>> No they shouldn't, mapping roads in northern Canada, your bbox can become
>> quite large quickly as mapping logging roads/dirt roads is quick and easy,
>> but span over multiple kms
>>
>
> The point is that the line/way of that road should also not span tens of
> kms. You should break that up every couple of kilometers.
>
Not alway, there are reasonable cases for mapping long roads without such
splits.

In many poorly mapped places you can still map 100km of road/river
in one go, without need for splitting it.

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