[OSM-dev] Search API

Nick Burch openstreetmap at gagravarr.org
Thu Mar 1 10:12:18 GMT 2007


On Wed, 28 Feb 2007, Andy Street wrote:
> Is there a public API for search queries? I've looked at the REST page 
> on the wiki but that only seems to deal with fetching map data when you 
> know the id or location of the item you require.

The basic API doesn't support very complex searching. However, it's easy 
to run your own from planet.osm:

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Where_Are_They

Nick




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