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The geocoder in our software suddenly stopped working and we have analyzed this to the following cause: To search for the Mainstreet 12, Amsterdam, Netherlands, (doesn't exist) we used the following call:


This format used to work but no longer returns results. I noticed that it does work with the full country name appended to the address


but we don't have the country name available in our software. So, now I plan to change our code to


Since that is in line with the wiki description.

My main questions are. Did the API indeed change? How could I have known this upfront, so where should I register to be warned for such changes before they become effective?

asked 23 Feb '12, 13:37

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edited 24 Feb '12, 08:27

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Please open a ticket in the nominatim trac:


Thank you

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answered 23 Feb '12, 14:32

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