[OSM-talk] full history of a way?
steve at asklater.com
Wed Jun 17 19:14:20 BST 2009
On 14 Jun 2009, at 01:49, Frederik Ramm wrote:
>> There are no full history dumps currently - having such dump would
>> enable this type of query quite easily.
> I am sure we will have them at some point in time.
>> Well, there could be slight problem with pre-0.6 data (no order in
>> relations) and pre-0.5 (extra segment elements in addition to nodes
>> and ways)
> Way history was completely dropped on the 0.4 to 0.5 changeover so you
> will not be able to access any way data before that.
>> so this maybe need some conversions. I am not sure what was
>> before 0.4 (could be some problems too...)
> The 0.3 to 0.4 changeover did not, to my knowledge, drop any data. And
> before 0.3 OSM was so small that whatever was there at the time can
> safely be ignored ;-)
I look forward to API 0.9 where we can say "And before 0.6 OSM was so
small that whatever was there at the time can safely be ignored ;-)"
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