[OSM-dev] generator and version attributes on <changeset> element

Christian Ledermann christian.ledermann at gmail.com
Thu Aug 18 08:25:23 UTC 2016

The documentation about the generator tag is on
and I can see it used when I view a changeset on osm, not sure how it
is stored and accessible though

On 18 August 2016 at 05:48, Gregor MacLennan
<gmaclennan at digital-democracy.org> wrote:
> When creating a changeset, many editors (I think both iD and JOSM do it) add
> the attributes `generator` and `version` to the <changeset> element (not to
> the <osm> element that wraps the changeset element, which is documented).
> e.g. from iD:
> <osm>
> <changeset version="0.6" generator="iD">
> <tag k="created_by" v="iD 1.9.6"/>
> <tag k="imagery_used" v="Bing"/>
> <tag k="locale" v="es"/>
> <tag k="comment" v="diamontare"/>
> </changeset>
> </osm>
> I cannot see any documentation of this on the wiki. How is this information
> used, and can it be accessed anywhere?
> I ask because I am working on the osm-p2p-server and trying to ensure that
> it matches the OSM API 0.6 as closely as possible.
> Gregor
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Best Regards,

Christian Ledermann

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