[OSM-dev] Usage of the standard dev server

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Mon Jan 11 14:14:36 UTC 2016


On 11/01/16 13:16, Pichler, Markus wrote:

> It says on that page that the dev server is mostly empty, but if you go
> to the page http://api06.dev.openstreetmap.org/ it shows the entire
> world, just like the main openstreetmap.org site. However, if I do a
> download request in JOSM, it is empty. So my question is: Why is the map
> not a representation of the database on the dev server, showing
> basically nothing except in those places where somebody uploaded
> something for test purposes? Or am I missing something here?

Because we don't setup a special tile server for each dev API so the 
tiles are just the normal ones you see on the main site.

Tom

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