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

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Sat Jun 13 16:43:21 UTC 2020

I mostly have mapped in parts of Indonesia where there was no data, and the
new road or river was mapped for the first time.

Usually I try to split roads and rivers every ~10 kilometers.

- Joseph Eisenberg

On Sat, Jun 13, 2020 at 8:46 AM Mateusz Konieczny via talk <
talk at openstreetmap.org> wrote:

> 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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