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

sorel johann.sorel at geomatys.fr
Mon May 10 14:49:43 BST 2010

Thanks for the details.

I won't mess that much, mainly testing transactions.
Hope to see you soon with a new client ;) .

Iván Sánchez Ortega wrote:
> El día Monday 10 May 2010 15:19:45, sorel dijo:
>> 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 ?
> The API dev servers hold a (old) copy of the main OSM DB, and any changes you 
> make there won't have any effect on the main DB.
> In other words: you're welcome to play with api06.dev.osm.org. It doesn't 
> matter (much) if you break the stuff there.
> On the other hand, if you will be doing very intensive computing, you might 
> prefer setting up your own OSM API server. Refer to the wiki, and research 
> the topic of setting up a "rails port".
> Cheers,

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