[OSM-dev] uploading GPX via the API

Shaun McDonald shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Thu Apr 30 23:30:06 BST 2009

You can still POST the GPX traces to the API.

The problem is that the JOSM GPX upload plugin hasn't been updated to  
use 0.6 for the version in the URL. It would be much better if it  
automatically got the API version number.


On 30 Apr 2009, at 23:11, S Knox wrote:

> Dear All,
> Has the GPX upload method in the API been disabled in 0.6? Shame if  
> it has, as personally I found it convenient to upload GPX files in  
> JOSM at the touch of a button using the DirectUpload plugin. Having  
> looked at the specs for 0.5 and 0.6 versions of the API, it seems  
> the POST method for a GPX file has been disabled, but I can't find  
> anything to suggest why. Possibly because it was rather too easy to  
> upload duplicate copies of the same GPX file, but could this not be  
> controlled in another way?
> Any ideas?
> Steve
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