[OSM-dev] [Talk-GB] Motorway and Railway progress (simplifying OSM data)

Joerg Ostertag (OSM Munich/Germany) openstreetmap at ostertag.name
Sun Nov 5 18:19:35 GMT 2006


On Sunday 05 November 2006 00:42, Jon Burgess wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-11-04 at 01:46 +0000, Jon Burgess wrote:
> > On Fri, 2006-11-03 at 12:55 +0000, Robert Hart wrote:
> > > I've been pondering about creating some kind of "osm-simplify" script.
> > > This would take a (filtered) osm input file and output a smaller file
> > > suitable for use at low zoom levels.... just need some time to get
> > > started on it.
> > >
> > > Rob
> >
> > Me too. I've just got a version kind-of working, based on a hack of
> > check-osm.pl.
> >
> > I'll try to get it cleaned up a little and post something in the next
> > day or two.
>
> Here is my initial attempt at a script to simplify an OSM file by
> removing data which is invisible at high zoom levels.

Great. This sounds like I can use this for gpsdrive too :-)

> The output data should _not_ be fed back to the OSM database. 

What about nameing the default output-file something like *.lowres-osm

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Joerg




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