[OSM-talk] Is Xapi working?
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Wed Jun 10 07:59:35 BST 2009
On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 10:26 PM, Roland Olbricht <roland.olbricht at gmx.de>wrote:
> > is there any other way to get OSM data without going to the main server?
> > there are no other caches, right?
> There is a whole ecosystem of servers providing OSM data
> There are a couple of sources for excerpts or diff files listed on this
> These two services are optimised for queries to make a map of the data.
> are intended to be only some minutes behind the main server but don't offer
> all the tags. So you should not use the data for further editing.
> This is the well known alternative to the main API. It's also intended to
> only minutes behind the main server. It has an extended API with still a
> concise syntax. The data is usable for editing. The only tag that is
> out is "created_by" - this tag can safely be ignored.
Correction. XAPI does provide the created_by tag. It also provides the
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