[OSM-dev] rate limiting tile

Richard Fairhurst richard at systemeD.net
Wed Mar 28 11:51:27 BST 2007

SteveC wrote:

> At least two ip addresses are trying to exhaustively download ever tile
> from tile.osm.org. Given that there arn't any real tiles and every
> request causes one to be made, it's backed things up somewhat. These ips
> are now blocked.

Are these known IPs, OSM users or just J Random Hacker?

I ask only because I remember geowiki.co.uk's heaviest user being  


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