[OSM-dev] SAX XML parsing recommendations?

Nick Black nickblack1 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 10 23:09:46 BST 2006

On 7/10/06, Nigel Magnay <nigel.magnay at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm an idiot - I didn't realise that there was a link on the wiki as
> 'planet.osm' ! (I thought it was just some nice term that people were
> using).
> Ok - I downloaded the april xml - it's got a fair number of bad xml
> bits around unescaped & characters. I manually fixed them by hand
> (except é which I'm not sure what the right thing is).
> My boggo P4 box converts the whole thing to SQL in about 20 seconds.
> I've not tried loading it though, my machine is running somewhat lean
> on diskspace - I'll have to free some up. I probably want to escape
> the ' characters in there as well.
> I'll tidy it up & try and find somewhere to plant it if anyone wants a
> copy (sql or java that is)

I'd certainly like to see the source code.  I was trying to write an
XML parser this morning - it would be good to compare notes.


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