[OSM-talk] Who deleted my ways / history not working?

SteveC steve at asklater.com
Thu Mar 15 07:28:41 GMT 2007

Frederik Ramm wrote:
> Hi,
>     I just found that some large forest areas I entered weeks ago have 
> been deleted; the segments are still there, but the ways are gone. From 
> an old savefile I found out two of the affected way IDs: 4252578 and 
> 4293630.
> When I try to access them manually through the API, I get a 404 Not Found:
> The requested URL /ruby/api/0.3/multi.rb was not found on this server.
> I guess that's the normal error message when something has been deleted?

No that means they never existed... If they've been deleted you should 
get 410 GONE. Unless that's a bug.

> When I try to access a history 
> (http://www.openstreetmap.org/api/0.3/way/4252578/history), I get a 500 
> Internal Server Error (the same with existing ways). Is that a known 
> bug? I checked the wiki API page, and it says that there is supposed to 
> be a history function for ways.

On my todo.

have fun,

SteveC steve at asklater.com http://www.asklater.com/steve/

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