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Hi, I understand that the concept of changeset appeared with API 0.6 in April 2009. However, when querying the API, changesets exist prior to this date.

  • How did these changesets created?
  • How did the information they contain retrieved?


asked 23 Mar '17, 18:49

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If you can read C++, the code that was carried out to "migrate" the database from its original form to one with changesets is at https://svn.openstreetmap.org/applications/utils/misc/api06_migrate/. Specifically:

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answered 23 Mar '17, 19:27

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edited 23 Mar '17, 19:28


Thanks! I should be able to read the code. Anyway, the basic logic of applying changesets' capabilities on each users' edits is clever :-)

(23 Mar '17, 21:05) jfd553
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