[Loadstone] geocoder & openstreetmap

Igor B. Poretsky poretsky at mlbox.ru
Sat May 2 21:57:39 BST 2009


Hello!

I mean API version 0.5, i.e. requests like this:

http://www.informationfreeway.org/api/0.5/map?bbox=29.91581,59.65909,30.56581,60.30909

Best regards,
Igor.

>>>>> "Rob" == Rob Melchers <rob at loadstone-gps.com> writes:

    Rob> Both the XAPI 0.6 and informationsfreeway are still pretty
    Rob> unstable at this moment. I'm monitoring it on a weekly basis
    Rob> and as soon as the OSM people have the bandwith problems
    Rob> sorted out I will return to the direct download
    Rob> possibility. For the on-line service we have to consider the
    Rob> limited filesize of the LS server and as known a .osm XML
    Rob> file only contains 5% usable data for the LS database, so we
    Rob> need some kind of control of the XML size file that is
    Rob> offered for download.

    Rob> Rob

    Rob> At 5/2/2009, you wrote:
    >> Hello!
    >> 
    >> But you could use xapi.openstreetmap.org instead or even better
    >> www.informationfreeway.org.
    >> 
    >> Best regards, Igor.
    >> 
    >> >>>>> "Rob" == Rob Melchers <rob at loadstone-gps.com> writes:
    >> 
    Rob> On april 24 I noticed that the OSM API that is used to
    Rob> download a 6 sqm map gave a 403 'forbidden' reply, so the
    Rob> link on the Geocoder page was changed to point to the OSM
    Rob> website with instructions on how to export from the OSM site
    Rob> directly. At the time this resulted in a 1 sqm map, today I
    Rob> got a 4 sqm map. If they get the API running I'll change it
    Rob> again.
    >> 
    Rob> Rob
    >> 
    Rob> At 5/1/2009, you wrote:
> >> Hello.  May be can somebody tell me why i can't get file
    >> >> Map.osm when i use geocoder from loadstone-gps.com It
    >> doesn't >> work already 10 days.  May be now it's unavailable?
    >> Thank you.  >> Ora.
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