[OSM-dev] "Deep History" App
lars.francke at gmail.com
Wed Sep 16 12:38:41 BST 2009
>> it would be nice to have the API operate in several different formats,
>> for reading and writing.
> Is that not just another form of API bloat? Could people not offer any
> format they want by writing either a proxy or, if they don't need write
> access, a mirror server?
I don't know about Ruby on Rails but different output formats are
often only a matter of a few extra lines in code (and I bet it's the
same for RoR), it is optional to use and would default probably to
XML. So I'd say it is a useful feature and not API bloat.
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