[Loadstone] Open Street Map

Shane Wegner shane at loadstone-gps.com
Sun Jul 13 08:41:13 BST 2008


On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 10:31:50PM +0100, Robert (Jamie) Munro wrote:
> I think you were looking in the wrong place. There is a
> facility to upload and download trails that you make of
> roads and footpaths etc. so that you can see them visual
> editor software and know the right place to draw the map,
> but this is not the main database. This is a side project
> to enable the main database to be made more easily.

I was working from planet.osm dumps.  Converted those into
a PostGres database which is what the PointShare site uses
internally.  So that may not be the way to do things and
the API might provide better output, not to mention we
wouldn't have to sync the data to the PSE every osm update.

Shane


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