I have a changeset (11160853) which contains a few very localized edits, yet the bounding box covers half of North America??? Can this be fixed?

asked 31 Mar '12, 19:30

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edited 31 Mar '12, 21:56

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(31 Mar '12, 20:07) Frederik Ramm ♦

I'm a newbie, so I apologize for posting in the wrong place...but gee, the book I have in front of me says "At help.openstreetmap.org, anybody can ask questions about OpenStreetMap". Actually I'm quite honored to have been answered (and so quickly) by the author!

(31 Mar '12, 20:57) greenmtdave

Take a look at the node history of node 1698667325! It had the coordinates lat="0.0" lon="0.0", but that is now corrected by the user kellerma by deleting the node.

I found this by manual inspection of the osmChange XML.

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answered 31 Mar '12, 22:15

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Can the bounding box be edited? Or am I forever stuck with a Changeset page where one erroneous changeset boundary dwarfs all of the correct ones to the extent that they can't even be seen?

(03 Apr '12, 01:41) greenmtdave

As far as I know the bounding box will always show what you actually did - not what you intended to do.

(03 Apr '12, 01:59) gnurk
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