[OSM-dev] Request for Comments API URL

SteveC steve at asklater.com
Wed Apr 18 11:17:09 BST 2007


The rails port won't do it as designed.

The rails port also has built-in caching.

On Wed, 2007-04-18 at 10:46 +0100, Nick Hill wrote:
> The machine which serves www.openstreetmap.org has historically also served the 
> API data.
> 
> There is no good reason for there to be such a hard link. On the contrary, the 
> heavy server processes which are required to serve the API are probably wasted 
> serving static data for the front web page and mapping view pages and limit the 
> way we use www.openstreetmap.org domain name.
> 
> I therefore propose to set up a parallel API URL with the intention all API 
> requests should migrate to that.
> 
> http://api.openstreetmap.org/apiversion/
> 
> 
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have fun,

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