[OSM-dev] OSM-3D discussions
digi_c at arcor.de
Sun Nov 27 15:48:00 GMT 2011
Thanks for the invitation Andrzej :)
Well I already tried to get the most 3D developpers together at
and of course there is a forum dedicated to 3D where we can discuss
But thanks for the reminder, I didn't the discussions on that wiki pages!
Am 27.11.2011 15:34, schrieb andrzej zaborowski:
> A member of the OSM forums and of the German& Polish communities,
> Marek Kleciak, asked me to invite interested developers to discuss the
> tagging and implementation of the schema used for 3rd dimension
> information (height/altitude) in OpenStreetMap, and also historical
> information. A couple of schemas have already become popular and
> Marek and others would like to find the best representation. They are
> getting down to details like building roof windows and tree species to
> make accurate 3d models directly from OSM data.
> Unfortunately there's no mailing list where this is discussed, that I
> know of, instead discussion happens on the forums and wiki:
> (the pages have English versions, but they are not fully translated
> yet, but apparently it's Ok to use English on these German pages)
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Roof_table (again German/Polish
> versions may be more complete)
> and others.
> Marek would particularly like interested developers to help in the
> implementation of different roof types display and other 3d features
> in the projects:
> * kendzi3d (JOSM plugin)
> * osm2world (osm2world.org)
> Finally I'm sure a number of OSMers oppose adding too much detail to
> the OSM database and especially some of the 3d modelling features
> don't seem to fit our data model (which is very 2d + tags).
> Personally I think it's unavoidable that all of these details are
> going to be added at some point, though.
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> dev at openstreetmap.org
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