[ OSM ] – Tapping into OpenStreetMap Metadata

[ OSM ] – Tapping into OpenStreetMap Metadata

Processing OSM metadata with simple utilities

OpenStreetMap changesets give access to a wealth of metadata information that is not specifically geographic but incredibly rich.

Metadata is helpful in understanding the changig nature of OSM. This is different from using geographic APIs like Overpass because metadata contains commit text, number of edits, which editor was used, etc.

With metadata, we can track hashtags, analyze commit text or aggregate user metrics.

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