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Is it possibile to create a historic cronology of the maps?

How can I create a map that includes and compares the total of points of 2010 and 2013, that tells me if some of them do not exist anymore?


asked 17 Oct '14, 09:37

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Just in case your question is related to editing/contributing OSM, then please note that you must not restore "points" (based on the year 2010 data) which were deleted by the license change redaction in year 2012. If you are only interested in the change in the data then the license change redaction is a possible reason for deleted "points".

(17 Oct '14, 10:58) aseerel4c26 ♦

I'm guessing that you're most interested in Northern Italy? If someone had an old data extract of that area you could build a tile server using it and compare maps side-by-side using something like this. With a 2010 extract you shouldn't need "help converting the ancient OSM planet file into something" (as it says on the github page).

The reason for using an old extract rather than an old planet file is that it's substantially smaller - but first you've got to find one.

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answered 17 Oct '14, 10:41

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Note that the full history dumps tend to be large and difficult from a practical point of view to handle.

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answered 17 Oct '14, 10:18

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