Jason Dent jason at streetsidesoftware.nl
Mon Feb 18 18:32:17 GMT 2008

I am a bit new to working with the OSM data and api.  So I am following the
Using curl to upload data example.

This is the command line I used (I substituted my user name and password):

curl -u user:password -i -o output.txt -T node.txt

This is what I got:

HTTP/1.1 417 Expectation Failed
Connection: close
Content-Length: 0
Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2008 18:20:14 GMT
Server: lighttpd/1.4.13

The contents of node.txt is:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<osm version="0.5" generator="OSM API server">
  <node lat="52.3732639" lon="4.6198278">
    <tag k="name" v="House"/>
    <tag k="description" v="Test House to be deleted"/>
    <tag k="user" v="jdent"/>

As you may guess, after I created it I was planning on deleting it.  But
first, I need to successfully creat it.

The problem is, I don't know how to interpret error 417.  I searched the OSM
site, but that wasn't much help.

Would someone please tell me where I am going wrong?

Thank you,

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