[OSM-dev] Harmless edits (was: Change in wtfe.gryph.de "Quick History Service" API)

Sarah Hoffmann lonvia at denofr.de
Sat Dec 3 08:43:24 GMT 2011

On Sat, Dec 03, 2011 at 01:13:14AM +0100, Frederik Ramm wrote:
> Everyone is invited to play with this script and see what happens. I
> plan to make this the basis of the v2 WTFE service, meaning that in
> the future editors will likely *not* highlight stuff that my script
> deems harmless.
> Here's the - hacky, perly - source code: http://wtfe.gryph.de/harmless.pl
> Please don't do mass evaluations with this web service, as it runs a
> "history" query against the API in the backend and this is quite
> costly. If you want to run this on a large area, download the .pl
> file and make yourself a full history extract with Peter Koerner's
> history splitter, then run the perl script on the XML. It can
> process anything up to the complete planet if you have the patience.

Just a reminder on the side: Simon Poole provides history extracts for 
some countries here: http://odbl.poole.ch/extracts/ They are softcut
using the polygons from Geofabrik. Might come in handy here.


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