[OSM-dev] Tiled download of larger areas from the api
grand.edgemaster at gmail.com
Sat Jun 14 15:15:12 BST 2008
On Sat, 2008-06-14 at 17:06 +0300, Lauri Hahne wrote:
> 2008/6/14 Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists) <ajrlists at googlemail.com>:
> > bvh wrote:
> >>Sent: 13 June 2008 4:26 PM
> >>To: dev at openstreetmap.org
> >>Subject: [OSM-dev] Tiled download of larger areas from the api
> >>Timo Schlussler proposed a patch to merkaartor to work around the
> >>API limit on the download area. It basically divides the area in
> >>chunks acceptable for the api and downloads them one by one.
> >>Are there any objections from the server side of things to include
> > I'd have thought that rather defeats the object of the current API
> > restriction.
> But isn't this pretty much what Potlatch does when you scroll
> around.Or maybe the upcoming (?) Tile Data Server could be used for
I don't think it can, it returns the data in a different format, in an
odd projection, and the data is likely to be a bit old.
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