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

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Sat Jun 13 16:53:53 UTC 2020

is it just rivers or would that included polygons, river banks, area ?
Saturday, June 13, 2020 11:44 AM -05:00 from Joseph Eisenberg <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com>:
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
>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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