[Loadstone] OSM converter changes

Rob Melchers rob at loadstone-gps.com
Tue Sep 2 09:33:49 BST 2008


This sometimes happens on the OSM site. I did the same query and got the 
right file (586 KB). Please try again.

Rob

At 9/2/2008, you wrote:
>hello Rob,
>i tried with Wittelsbachstrasse 5, Wien.
>It gave me a file which is bigger than 2 gb and hence it did not convert.
>Jürg
>
>
>
>Von: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com 
>[mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] Im Auftrag von Rob Melchers
>Gesendet: Montag, 18. August 2008 21:55
>An: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
>Betreff: [Loadstone] OSM converter changes
>
>Hi all,
>
>A few changes have been made to the OpenStreetMap Converter:
>
>- The area as retrieved via the GeoCoder tool has been increased. This
>results in a bit longer download time from the OSM website and  longer
>processing time on the Loadstone GPS server while converting the downloaded
>file. Still the whole process shouldn't take more than 3 minutes and you
>get more points.
>
>- The converter now allows for selection of intersections only and whether
>to include the POI's.
>
>- The POI's are extended with churches and shops and now have names that
>include the type as well as the additional data if available in OSM.
>
>Please let us know if this causes any problems.
>
>Rob
>
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