[Tagging] Proposed mechanical edit: surface=soil to surface=dirt

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at gmail.com
Mon Aug 31 17:18:23 UTC 2015

On Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:55:27 +0200
moltonel 3x Combo <moltonel at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 31/08/2015, Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Is there some method to automate finding who introduced tags? Doing
> > it manually would not be worth the effort. On the other hand -
> > running script to detect users (and/or relevant changesets) may be
> > a good idea.
> curl -s
> 'http://overpass-api.de/api/interpreter?data=%5Bout%3Ajson%5D%5Btimeout%3A25%5D%3B%0A%28%0A%20%20node%5B%22surface%22%3D%22soil%22%5D%3B%0A%20%20way%5B%22surface%22%3D%22soil%22%5D%3B%0A%20%20relation%5B%22surface%22%3D%22soil%22%5D%3B%0A%29%3B%0Aout%20meta%3B'
> | grep user | sort| uniq -c
> or
> http://overpass-turbo.eu/?w=%22surface%22%3D%22soil%22+global (and add
> 'meta' to the output to extract the user/changeset)
> These have the usual drawback that they only return who last touched
> the object, not who introduced a particular tag. It gets more
> complicated to do things exactly right, but this is a good starting
> point.

Getting latest person who edited object is really easy. The history is
main problem - is there some API for getting old version for given
objects with user/changeset that edited it?

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