[OSM-dev] Share a route, in addition to Share a location on the main OSM map

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Mon Apr 13 17:01:24 UTC 2015

On 4/13/2015 3:31 AM, Oleksiy Muzalyev wrote:
> On the main OSM page it is possible to generate a short link for a 
> location. For example, it is the link to the location of the city of 
> Yakutsk in Siberia: http://osm.org/go/8_Anzx-?m=
> Why not to introduce the similar service for a route?

A long link is generated for directions, e.g. 

You can copy this URL from the URL bar.

For short links, there is an open issue (#905) to add short links for 
routes, but obviously it won't get added until someone decides to write 
code adding it.

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