[OSM-talk] When will bots be removed from history?

Valent Turkovic valent.turkovic at gmail.com
Wed Apr 7 08:53:37 BST 2010

On Sun, 28 Feb 2010 14:04:23 +0100, Frederik Ramm wrote:

> Having a "bot flag" would be good for a number of reasons but your
> problem would not be solved by that. In my opinion this is not something
> we can do in the API (personally I think the "history" tab on the web
> page was a big mistake, I would never have put it there). But it could
> be done on a third party site. Why not implement it?

Hi Frederik,
I looked at one edit from xybot bot script:

And I see it has "bot" tag. It is possible to provide just as a temporary 
fix option in History not to show edits that have "bot=yes" tag? Is that 
also CPU intensive?


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