[OSM-dev] Essen / data model paper

SteveC steve at asklater.com
Wed Apr 11 16:53:19 BST 2007

Interesting, some reading for the plane!

A few things in there have nothing to do with the data model though
and/or are fixed in 0.4 like history data and no areas (areas were there
for ages, nobody used them).

On Wed, 2007-04-11 at 15:11 +0200, Frederik Ramm wrote:
> Hi,
>     Jochen and I have prepared a paper containing some ideas for a  
> new OSM data model. The paper is still very fuzzy on details and will  
> need a lot of work, but we're hoping to discuss some of the technical  
> aspects at the Essen workshop and determine whether the ideas are  
> sound and worth pursuing, or whether it is just a waste of time.
> Those of you coming to Essen and interested in the topic: it'd be  
> great if you get to read it before we meet.
> Those of you not coming to Essen but still interested: We are happy  
> about any comments and feedback. Feel free to read the paper and send  
> feedback (preferably off-list, we'll summarize), but you can also  
> wait for the results of the Essen workshop - if we don't collectively  
> kill off the idea there, there will be more mature documents to read  
> in the weeks after.
> The paper is available as a PDF file:
> http://www.remote.org/frederik/tmp/towards-a-new-data-model-for-osm.pdf
> and as an OpenOffice.org document:
> http://www.remote.org/frederik/tmp/towards-a-new-data-model-for-osm.odt
> Bye
> Frederik
have fun,

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