[OSM-dev] Getting the last Element-IDs

Jonathan Bennett openstreetmap at jonno.cix.co.uk
Mon Oct 11 13:06:24 BST 2010


  On 11/10/2010 10:50, Peter Körner wrote:
> Hi
>
> Is there an API to get the highest User (and possibly Node, Way and 
> Relation) ID?

No, because it would be useless. Seconds after you got your result (if 
not sooner), it would be invalid. Stuff would have been created and 
numbers you have would no longer be the highest.

Jonathan




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