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Getting a simple list of changesets on a web page is easy - in my case it's, and on that page you can see how many discussion comments each one has. However finding the ones with comments can involve a bit of searching.

The API call for asking for several changesets supports various parameters (but not as far as I can see whether there's a discussion on not). The API call to get a single changeset can optionally return the changeset discussion.

My question is - has anyone put together anything that allows searching of those changesets with discussion comments? In OSM it's almost a given that someone somewhere will have written something already :)

asked 16 Jan '16, 22:57

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The 'how did you contribute' site now has this feature: How did you contribute to OpenStreetMap? - enter your username, then select the "discussed changesets" link.

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answered 17 Jul '17, 15:12

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edited 18 Jul '17, 11:35


Actually, I use a couple of other places to get to that list - clicking on a user name on is one way, and the other is to get the UID by clicking on "changeset XML" on a changeset and then appending that number to ""

(17 Jul '17, 15:32) SomeoneElse ♦

My knowledge about this quite popular feature request is only reflecting


still not solved :-(

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answered 18 Jan '16, 19:05

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not only not solved--both are unfortunately closed!!

(19 Jan '16, 13:42) neuhausr

Actually no - 842's open and 1094's only closed because it is a duplicate of it.

(19 Jan '16, 13:47) SomeoneElse ♦

oops, misunderstood, thanks for the clarification. sure would be nice to have!

(19 Jan '16, 15:37) neuhausr

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