[OSM-dev] API search / filters and large areas

Nick Burch openstreetmap at gagravarr.org
Sun Jun 17 16:29:56 BST 2007

On Sat, 16 Jun 2007, mike wrote:
> Does the search feature work with the API?

It should do, but it's pretty basic. You should really use one of the 
online planet.osm powered searches, or run your own

> According to the wiki page, the following should work, but I get a duff
> response:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/api/0.4/way/search?type=cycleway

You're probably getting to big a result set for the api to handle


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