What is the difference between way nodes and current_way nodes table?

asked 14 Mar '18, 09:39

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Where do you find those?

(14 Mar '18, 09:44) Hjart

Far from all nodes in the database are visible and the current* could could be those that are (currently) visible

(14 Mar '18, 10:43) Hjart

current_way_nodes describes the links between a currently visible way and its nodes. way_nodes does the same, but for all ways, including older or deleted versions. If you have freshly populated a database with osmosis, both tables will have the same content but if you start editing on your database using the rails port, then the contents will diverge.

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answered 14 Mar '18, 16:05

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