OpenStreetMap

JOSM 6891 released !

Posted by don-vip on 28 February 2014 in English (English)

The February release of JOSM is now available as version 6891 :)

No killer feature this month, this is mainly a bugfix release, with some enhancements listed below, as usual :)

Notable changes

major enhancements

  • Allow HTTPS access to OSM API
  • Do not suggest to combine conflicting values in order to reduce the wrong usage of semicolon values

minor enhancements

  • Enable loading of .osm.zip files
  • Verify for new versions of plugins on crashes
  • GPX:
    • Allow to download compressed GPX tracks from osm.org/trace/ using "Download location"
    • Use neutral track color if speed is zero (velocity mode) or time extent is very short (time mode)
  • History dialog: Show changeset source
  • MapCSS: Allow (named) colours with alpha
  • Presets/Map styles:
    • Add preset_name_label attribute to <item> to automatically add "[preset name]" at the beginning of dialog
    • Add highway=raceway, non-public-transport route relations, shop=bookmaker|lottery
    • "Add to toolbar" in preset list context menu (F3-right click)
    • Rendering of craft=painter|plumber|pottery|stonemason|tiler|window_construction, shop=gift
  • Remote Control: new referrers argument to load_object handler
  • Validator:
    • Validate population
    • Check and remove unnecessary area=yes, building=no
    • Detect sports without physical features
    • Sort results naturally

sub-minor enhancements

  • Make status bar background/foregound colors configurable
  • Set HTTP Accept header to expected MIME types when downloading presets, styles, plugins

major bugs

  • Sensible upload order of relations to be deleted
  • Performance improvements

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