[OSM-dev] OSM XML declaration, JOSM, Osmosis et al.
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Wed Sep 21 13:01:15 BST 2011
On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 7:18 AM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:
> Not serving the version number on XAPI, Overpass and others
> would send a clear signal that these services are not to be used for
Doing so also precludes merging results with any existing OSM database
though. You can't have an extract then update via a service which
strips version numbers.
I think if you wanted to make this clear signal, you'd fake the IDs
altogether, use incrementing ones starting at 0, for example.
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