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I recently edited a nearby hiking trails to include some missing paths, a no entry area and some features.

It's now several days later and the map shows the trail updates and corrected/added nearby peaks, but the ruins and other features I entered do not show up. I can see them if I enter edit mode and they show up in my list of edits.

Is it normal that some edits take longer to show up on the map?

asked 08 Oct '10, 08:24

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edited 08 Oct '10, 12:20

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Yes it is normal. It is due to the fact that there is no one update, but an on-demand per tile updating mechanism that is sometimes overloaded. Have a look at this question for a more detailed answer

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answered 08 Oct '10, 09:15

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It also depends if the features will be rendered at all. If one tile gets re-rendered, then all objects on that tile should update (except for the coastline).

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answered 08 Oct '10, 14:32

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It's now been several weeks, and some edits are still not showing up in the map, although they show in the edit screen and in the list of edits.

So maybe I'm doing something wrong? Here is a screenshot of the edit page, showing the missing features.

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The selected one and the one slightly to its upper left are both ruins, with the same tag as shown, just different names. The other, to the left, is a "No Entry" tag at the end point of a way.

Here is the link to the map.

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answered 16 Oct '10, 20:30

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How do you think the map should look like? As already explained, not every feature will get rendered. For example historic=ruins will not, as can be seen at the wiki. Consequently, also the names of the ruins won't show up in mapnik, but they do in the osmarender layer.

(17 Oct '10, 11:30) scai ♦

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