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Opened 11 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

#583 closed defect (worksforme)

Unattended uploads not possible

Reported by: maps@… Owned by: framm
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: Core Version: latest
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Description

When using JOSM to modify and upload largish data sets (for example, the output from coast-josm.pl), the upload fails whenever the server load causes a connection timeout, requiring manual intervention.

I would prefer to see it try a couple of times before deciding it's not possible to upload. Perhaps trying again once immediately, then with an increasing interval until a reasonable maximum retries are reached.

Of course, JOSM should indicate that this is happening - preferably on the upload status window.

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comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by Daveemtb

Yes, this is really doing my head in too. Perhaps have an option to cancel it while it counts down to retry, so that it doesn't get stuck in a loop if it can't upload, the connection is down or something. I think the increasing interval is a good idea, to help deal with server overload, but there should also be a button in the count down window to re-try immediately if it's going to be more than 10s, in case the upload is not unattended. Perhaps the retry interval should be semi random (ie increasing interval, but in non-constant steps) to help deal with overload most efficiently?

The strange thing I found was that when using a laptop in Japan, the upload was much slower but it never timed out. Weird.

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by anonymous

Resolution: worksforme
Status: newclosed

Should be fixed in newer releases. Reopen if still existing.

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