[Talk-us] TagWatch issues/questions

Alan Mintz Alan_Mintz+OSM at Earthlink.Net
Fri Jan 22 05:21:25 GMT 2010

Answered some of my own questions from 
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Osmxapi :

At 2010-01-21 19:46, Alan Mintz wrote:
>1. It seems that most of the times I try to get an extract for a specific
>tag from TagWatch, it just hangs forever. If I do:
>wget -S --timeout=3600 -O power.sub_station.osm
>it redirects to
>http://osmxapi.hypercube.telascience.org/api/0.6/*[power=sub_station] ,
>resolves and connects successfully to, then says "HTTP
>request sent, awaiting response...", and then hangs forever.

I used one of the alternate servers (xapi.openstreetmap.org), which seems 
to be working.

>3. When I extract for specific values via the links on the right side of
>the Key usage overview page for North America, the extracts seem to contain
>points outside North America. Looking at the links, they don't mention
>anything about NA in them. Is this intentional? Can I extract just NA (or
>by bounding box)?

Also from the web page, got 

Alan Mintz <Alan_Mintz+OSM at Earthlink.net>

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