[OSM-dev] Complete history of OSM data - questions and discussion

Lars Francke lars.francke at gmail.com
Wed Dec 16 11:23:23 GMT 2009


> Have you been considering how to handle the history of old anonymous edits?
> This new history data should not reveal those user names but keep them anonymous.

User IDs and Usernames for those anonymous edits are left out of the
dump. So the elements may not have an uid or user attribute.

These are the relevant lines from the source code:
<http://bitbucket.org/lfrancke/historydump/src/tip/src/main/java/org/openstreetmap/util/Dumper.java#cl-176>
<http://bitbucket.org/lfrancke/historydump/src/tip/src/main/java/org/openstreetmap/util/Dumper.java#cl-230>
<http://bitbucket.org/lfrancke/historydump/src/tip/src/main/java/org/openstreetmap/util/Dumper.java#cl-441>




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