[OSM-talk] Older planet files (from 2007)?

Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists) ajrlists at googlemail.com
Fri Oct 16 11:17:44 BST 2009

Frederik Ramm wrote:
>Sent: 16 October 2009 10:30 AM
>To: Grant Slater
>Cc: Talk OSM
>Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] Older planet files (from 2007)?
>Grant Slater wrote:
>> Brief API (+data format) history...
>> 0.3 -> (remove segments?) 0.4 -> (+relations) 0.5 -> (+changesets) 0.6
>No, 0.3 and 0.4 were identical as far as the XML format is concerned.
>0.5 then removed segments and introduced relations in one step.
>(I think that 0.2 didn't have ways, only nodes+segments but that was
>before my time.)

I think 0.2 may have had both ways (though not called that at the time) and
areas but there was no user side interface to enable them to be added to the
database. Areas was later dropped in favour of a closed way.



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