[OSM-talk] Overpass API version 0.7.56
roland.olbricht at gmx.de
Tue Apr 14 05:09:15 UTC 2020
I'm back with providing updates. After more than a year I'm proud to
present a new release. This release provides some smaller new features.
It is possible to use _angle()_ to filter ways by the angles of their
inner vertices. This way, you can find e.g. non-rectangular buildings or
A recurse can now be restricted by the relative position of the entry in
the object. I.e. you can obtain only the first or only the last node of
The idea of _nwr_ has been extended both to variants _nw_, _wr_, and
_nr_. And it is now possible with the <em>count</em> evaluator as well.
For the users of own instances, queries can now be passed by the command
line parameter _--request=_ as well.
Two larger features have been hold back because they break the database
layout, and I do not want to do that too often: support for large
objects (which are necessary to have Antarctica as an area) and a
reoriganization of access to attribution data (changeset ids, user ids,
user names). I intend to bundle them with the necessary changes to use
ways and relations directly as areas,
but that is not implemented yet.
More information about the talk