[OSM-talk] History of specific areas

Maarten Deen mdeen at xs4all.nl
Thu Aug 13 11:24:26 UTC 2015

On 2015-08-13 11:46, Ruben Maes wrote:
> On Thursday 13 August 2015 08:22:59 Maarten Deen wrote:
>> Is there a tool available to search for the history of items in a
>> specific area? OSM History Viewer only works if you have the id of an
>> object. I don't know if OWL can do it because it is offline.
>> I don't have the id for the node, I just know something was there and
>> has been deleted at some point.
> I think you may be looking for WhoDidIt:
> http://simon04.dev.openstreetmap.org/whodidit/

Looks promising, but does not really help. The RSS feed only goes back 
to this year and it is hard searching in changesets for deleted nodes. 
Deleted nodes do not show an icon in front of them like existing nodes 
do so you'd have to click each node's history to investigate.


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