[OSM-dev] xapi - find node by id

Emilie Laffray emilie.laffray at gmail.com
Thu Sep 2 15:45:56 BST 2010

On 2 September 2010 15:36, bernhard zwischenbrugger <bz at datenkueche.com>wrote:

>  Hi all
> Is there a way to get a node from xapi if I know the id?
> I tryed this:
> http://xapi.openstreetmap.org/api/0.6/way[id=8136261]<http://xapi.openstreetmap.org/api/0.6/way%5Bid=8136261%5D>
> and this.
> http://xapi.openstreetmap.org/api/0.6/way/8136261
> Both don't give a result.


if you know the id, you can get the information directly on osm website
without xapi. Xapi is mostly use to search specific tags. When you have the
id, you can make use of the main api.

You gave the example of a way. A node syntax would be

Emilie Laffray
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