[OSM-dev] Use API to get bbox of way/relation ids?

andrzej zaborowski balrogg at gmail.com
Sun Dec 20 23:17:23 GMT 2009


2009/12/21 John Smith <deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com>:
> 2009/12/21 Laurence Penney <lorp at lorp.org>:
>> Thanks... seems a little wasteful to have to get all the individual nodes
>> and tags. Is this the only way to get the bbox of a given way without one's
>> own planet db?
>
> If you put /full at the end of the URL it will get all the ways and/or
> nodes needed.

Which may be well over 100 MB of xml data for a couple of relations I know of.

Cheers




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