[OpenStreetMap] #5050: ?bbox= links to osm.org no longer work

OpenStreetMap trac at noreply.openstreetmap.org
Tue Dec 3 12:56:05 UTC 2013

#5050: ?bbox= links to osm.org no longer work
  Reporter:  Robert Whittaker  |      Owner:  rails-dev@…
      Type:  defect            |     Status:  closed
  Priority:  minor             |  Milestone:
 Component:  website           |    Version:
Resolution:  fixed             |   Keywords:  bbox

Comment (by Robert Whittaker):

 Many thanks for the quick fix.

 As you say, it's not completely fixed as there's no equivalent to
 &box=yes. I've also noticed that &layers=C is lost when the redirect
 happens, so there's no way to link to a specific bbox with a non-default
 different layer.

 One of the links I was using that previously worked was

 I'm not against having to change the URL format to achieve it, but I would
 like to see the previous functionality made available again.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.openstreetmap.org/ticket/5050#comment:5>
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