[OSM-talk] Overpass turbo Has it been amended?

Etienne Trimaille etienne.trimaille at gmail.com
Fri Oct 24 07:49:30 UTC 2014


Hi,

Ok, so you recommend to use QL instead of XML. Is there some feature that
are in QL and not in XML ?
The XML will be maintained for how long ?
and quickosm should switch from XML to QL in the short term  ?

2014-10-23 16:29 GMT+02:00 Martin Raifer <tyr.asd at gmail.com>:

> Hi Dave,
>
> Yes. There was an update [0] today in which I've changed the wizard to
> produce Overpass QL queries instead of the old XML-styled Overpass
> language. This is maily because we wanted to be more consistent in
> which query language should be the "recommended" one (see this ticket
> on github [1]). There is more and more documentation and help material
> available for the QL language, and advanced users seemed to have
> always preferred it anyways. I know that the XML syntax was more
> verbose, thus more easy to understand for beginners, but in long-term
> it simply doesn't make sense to maintain two languages in parallel.
>
> > Also, Where are the saved queries stored? It's failing to load a couple
> > of mine & I'd like to manually retrieve them if possible.
>
> This sounds like a bug. I've opened a ticket for that on github: [2].
> Can you please try to open the developer tools in your browser (see
> http://debugbrowser.com/ for instructions) and look if there any error
> messages? If you have an account, please post anything to the github
> ticket, otherwise please contact me directly.
>
> The saved queries are stored in your browser's "local Storage" which
> you can usually also access via your browser's developer tools (look
> out for a "Resources" tab).
>
> Bye,
> Martin
>
> [0] https://github.com/tyrasd/overpass-ide/blob/master/CHANGELOG.md
> [1] https://github.com/tyrasd/overpass-ide/issues/101
> [2] https://github.com/tyrasd/overpass-ide/issues/106
>
> On Thu, Oct 23, 2014 at 3:36 PM, Dave F. <davefox at madasafish.com> wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > Has the wizard in Overpass Turbo been updated in the past couple of
> days, or
> > have I somehow amend its way of working? Looked in the wiki but could
> see no
> > mention.
> >
> > Wizard query of landuse=recreation_ground produces a much less verbose
> query
> > (No 'query' or 'k=' etc)
> >
> > /*
> > This has been generated by the overpass-turbo wizard.
> > The original search was:
> > “landuse=recreation_ground”
> > */
> > [out:json][timeout:25];
> > // gather results
> > (
> >   // query part for: “landuse=recreation_ground”
> >   node["landuse"="recreation_ground"]({{bbox}});
> >   way["landuse"="recreation_ground"]({{bbox}});
> >   relation["landuse"="recreation_ground"]({{bbox}});
> > );
> > // print results
> > out body;
> >>;
> > out skel qt;
> >
> > Also, Where are the saved queries stored? It's failing to load a couple
> of
> > mine & I'd like to manually retrieve them if possible.
> >
> > Cheers
> > Dave F.
> >
> >
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