[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

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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