[OSM-dev] user display names added to planet dump

Jon Burgess jburgess777 at googlemail.com
Sat Mar 22 13:21:26 GMT 2008

On Sat, 2008-03-22 at 12:54 +0000, 80n wrote:
> Jon
> Thank you.  This is a much appreciated change.
> I suppose it would be too much to ask for the user's id number to be
> supplied for anonymous users, like it is in the history.  For example:
> <node id="143552770" lat="35.1840625" lon="33.3598502"
> user="user_7363" visible="true" timestamp="2008-03-06T00:06:28+00:00">
>   <tag k="place" v="city"/>
>   <tag k="name" v="Nicosia"/>
>   <tag k="created_by" v="Potlatch 0.7b"/>
>   <tag k="is_in" v="Cyprus"/>
> </node>
> 80n

The user above has set his edits public but has not set a display_name.
The planet dump code uses the same algorithm as the API. The node above
would appear in the next dump with user_NNNN as above (except you've
reverted it).


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