[OSM-dev] OSM changeset spec

Shaun McDonald shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Thu Feb 25 23:53:07 GMT 2010

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/API_v0.6 has some examples that you are looking for.

You may want to try a packet sniff of the JOSM activity and another option to get an idea of what's happening.


On 25 Feb 2010, at 20:55, Marten Hogeweg wrote:

> Hi group,
> I’m looking for information on the use of change sets to provide for editing OSM content in desktop GIS using a workflow like the one below:
> -          Checkout a visible extent from OSM through the API into a local store (done)
> -          Edit in desktop GIS using its editing tools (check)
> -          Convert edits to changeset (some scripts seem to do this, but am looking for info on it)
> -          Post the changeset to OSM using the API
> If you have pointers to more detailed info on the changeset structure I’d appreciate seeing those.
> I’ve seen JOSM and osmChange (http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Change_File_Formats). Can those be posted to the OSM API directly and will those be recognized as valid changesets?
> Thanks,
> Marten Hogeweg
> ESRI Inc.
> @martenhogeweg
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