[OSM-dev] Import planet.osm to rails
steve at asklater.com
Thu Aug 2 10:09:40 BST 2007
On 2 Aug 2007, at 09:18, Andy Allan wrote:
> On 8/1/07, Steve Coast <steve at asklater.com> wrote:
>> On 1 Aug 2007, at 23:26, Dave Stubbs wrote:
>>> I've just setup the rails site on my computer to have a play with
>>> The good news is it all works!
>>> The bad news is that I can't figure out how to import the latest
>>> There seems to be a variety of scripts and programs that are
>>> to do this, but none of them seem to work.
>> Ever since I wrote the first server in Java, I've not really
>> understood why you'd want to do what you want to.
>> What I mean is, if I want to play around with the server code, I set
>> up a server and point JOSM at it and make some test ways.. and that's
>> it. I don't understand, for most things in OSM, why you need an
>> entire dump with the rails code for. Only the very big issues like
>> converting ways to paths...
>> I just see a lot of low hanging fruit you can hack on without the
>> dump :-)
> When you've got 20 nodes in your test database, it's easy to add API
> features that appear to work fine. When you scale it to 34,000,000
> nodes, all of a sudden you realise that 5 milliseconds per node is
Fair point, any examples?
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