[OSM-talk] Streetcomplete and Geographically Large Changesets

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Sat Jul 24 18:57:58 UTC 2021

Jul 24, 2021, 20:35 by andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk:

> On Fri, 23 Jul 2021 at 22:32, Mateusz Konieczny via talk
> <talk at openstreetmap.org> wrote:
>> The only case where valid editing would produce such situation are cases where
> There are several other scenarios than the two you list; for example
> * User is on a long-distance trip and makes notes on paper, or
> mentaly; after returning home they answer quests
> * User refer to their own photographs from a recent trip to answer quests
> * User refers to recent images in Mapilary or Wikimedia Commons, or
> open-licensed aerial imagery, to answer quests
> * User asks a friend or relative to check a remote feature ("Hi Mom,
> is the postbox still outside your house?")
> * User is away from home, but is answering quests about where they live
> ...while in the same session answering quests about their current location.
OK, I was not expecting something like that. I probably should
have somewhere there that this two cases is what I expect to happen.

In such cases as described here the workaround would be to interrupt
answering at some point and wait till changeset autocloses.
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