[OSM-dev] "Deep History" App
ian.dees at gmail.com
Tue Sep 15 19:29:46 BST 2009
On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 1:22 PM, Tom Hughes <tom at compton.nu> wrote:
> On 15/09/09 19:05, Ian Dees wrote:
> Ok, next question: is there a way to fetch full history for more than
>> one node at a time? I'd prefer to not have to either (a) download and
>> parse the full planet or (b) make tons of node/history queries to the
>> main API server.
> Planet won't help as it doesn't have history, and if you do try scraping
> the history from the api you will find yourself blocked
> as soon as I notice...
When someone changes a way by moving/deleting/adding nodes there's no way to
see what it looked like beforehand?
That's disappointing. Am I the only one that cares about this? With
permission I'd be happy to try and write something for the
openstreetmap.orgsite to make this feasible and not kill the API
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