Is there a way to get the history of a user as found on the OS maps

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by using the OS maps API? https://api.openstreetmap.org/api/0.6/user/8566797

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You can use the OSM API using changesets API endpoint

To illustrate for your user, you can use either:

You can browse aditional options mentioned in the first link provided

  • Thanks to @ThomasG77
    – Shana
    Feb 18, 2020 at 16:14
  • Looks like this call returns at most 100 changesets. Do you if you can change any parameters to get all the records?
    – Shana
    Feb 24, 2020 at 20:27
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    You may play with date help.openstreetmap.org/questions/23089/… but be careful or you will be banned for abuse. If you want more changesets related infos, you should consider using a PostGIS database using the following data and recipe to import into database wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Changeset#Changeset_Dump
    – ThomasG77
    Feb 24, 2020 at 21:34
  • Great, thank you very much @ThomasG77
    – Shana
    Feb 24, 2020 at 21:47

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