[OSM-dev] API 0.6 returns 403 forbidden

Shaun McDonald shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Thu May 14 16:35:37 BST 2009


On 14 May 2009, at 16:23, Lennard wrote:

> Jeffrey Warren wrote:
>
>> My understanding is that the planet dumps are done weekly, and
>> downloading changesets continuously seems not much better than  
>> hitting
>> the API... I suppose this may simply be outside the scope of OSM's
>> available interfaces, no?
>
> Downloading changesets doesn't hit the API. You'd just be downloading
> files from a webserver, and is the preferred method to get continuous,
> but slightly time-delayed updates.

Be very careful with the word changesets, as the same word is used to  
mean several different things. In this context it means the Osmosis  
diffs, and not the groups of edits that were introduced in API0.6.

Shaun





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