[Loadstone] New OpenStreetMap converter
lex at progger.ru
Wed Sep 23 17:06:29 BST 2009
I've developed a set of tools for loadstone in python which includes
reprocessor and osm converter.
The reprocessor can check errors not only in point table but for whole
Converter is more interesting: It can process 15 mb file in atleast 10
seconds. It's incredibly fast compared to that written in PHP. Besides
that it can put localized amenity names in your native language, and has
ability to define what tags you want to be considered as point name: for
example, passing -Nname:fr in command-line will mean that you prefer
names in french. So converter will try to extract them instead of
default names, if possible.
And of course, you don't need any web server to run all of this.
Both tools have a console interface. There is no documentation at the
moment, but you can pass --help in command line to get a list of
recognized options with their descriptions.
Project is open-source, so feel free to contribute in any manner. For
example, you can translate the apps in your native language.
It is hosted at
i've built a binary version for windows, you can find it in "download"
p.s. sorry for my english :-)
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