[Loadstone] New OpenStreetMap converter

Lex lex at progger.ru
Wed Sep 23 17:06:29 BST 2009

Hi all,

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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