[OSM-dev] How to test against the API ?

sorel johann.sorel at geomatys.fr
Mon May 10 14:19:45 BST 2010


Hello,

I am currently implementing a client for OSM api.
At this point I can handle all calls that do not requiere authentication.

In the documentation of API v0.6 : 
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/API_v0.6#URL_.2B_Authentication
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"The API is currently accessible using the following URL: 
*http://api.openstreetmap.org/* If you want to test your software 
against the API you should consider using 
*http://api06.dev.openstreetmap.org/* instead of the live-api."
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I am wondering if I can test my code against this server : 
*http://api06.dev.openstreetmap.org/* ?
Can I mess up on this server ? like transactions that modify datas ?
Or must I use something else ?


Thanks
johann sorel




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