[OSM-dev] Disappearing Roads

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Mon May 21 20:48:47 BST 2007


> If I manually fetch a relevant bbox from the API:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/api/0.4/map? 
> bbox=-87.630,41.886,-87.627,41.889
> then save as a .osm file, and load into JOSM, it seems quite happy  
> and I can see the ways. Similarly, if I look at the .osm file they  
> seem to be in there.
> But if I punch this bounding box into JOSM, or even copy and paste  
> the URL, then it doesn't work. Either I get a 500, or a complaint  
> about "Error when parsing: unknown version: null".



("unknown version: null" is JOSM's way of telling you that the other 
side closed the connection without sending anything, not even an error 
message. Bad wording, I know ;-)

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