[OSM-dev] GPX upload in 0.6 API - private track upload not working

le_top m.deweerd at ieee.org
Sat Sep 12 17:01:21 BST 2009


I just tested it again - the track is still public - I also deleted the
track so you can't see it in the list.

I went to the API documentation again too, but that seems to have changed
since my last visit there in July and now includes some documentation for a
'visibility' parameter.  I'll implement that in my dev version.

I think it would be best to provide some backward compatibility for the
'public' parameter - the API version did not change so that would be

P.S. I had a lot of trouble posting to this list - I initially posted in
August, but my initial message was still pending.  The core problem was
subscribing to the list, but that can not be done on nabble, which was my

Tom Hughes-2 wrote:
> On 12/09/09 16:30, le_top wrote:
>> Uploaded tracks are supposed to be private initially.  This worked fine
>> for
>> sure about 25 days ago, but no longer since apparently 2 weeks.
>> I did not change my program and everything seems ok on that side (public
>> is
>> set to 0) - I guess something changed on the server side.
>> Tracks uploaded this way automatically get a tag (bt747_direct).  There
>> are
>> 19 pages of public traces (
>> http://www.openstreetmap.org/traces/tag/bt747_direct ) - most surely
>> intentionnally public.
>> Can somebody look into this upload issue (= tracks should be private
>> because
>> public is set to 0, but they are public instead)?
> Firstly it would be better to change to the new visibility attribute, 
> but the old public flag should work as well if visibility is not sent.
> Secondly, when did you last try this? Only there was a problem along the 
> lines you describe for a while but it should have been fixed for a week 
> or so now.
> Tom
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