[OSM-dev] Request for Comments API URL
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.
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