[Openstreetmap-dev] Re: OSM's Schema - moving it forwards.

Ben Gimpert ben at somethingmodern.com
Thu Dec 1 10:14:23 GMT 2005

On Wed, Nov 30, 2005 at 06:19:00PM +0100, Immanuel Scholz wrote:
> > In the mean time, my program that used CSV will have done the job, gone to
> > the pub and will be chatting up your bird.
> For heavens sake, please! If you really want your CSV implemented, do it.
> I doubt that the XML converting part is the most complicated thing we
> currently have.

Wrong. Based on the amount of effort spent on the OSM mailing lists with
debating the intricacies of the data transmission format, it is the most
"complicated" issue. Or at least the most charged.

It's with this wasted effort that I am concerned.

> PS: I still don't see why this discussion has to be in osm and not in
> osm-dev mailing list... Maybe some lazy guy just always answer to osm
> mailing list? ;)

Yeah, true.


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