[OSM-dev] Daily Planet.osm

Nick Hill nick at nickhill.co.uk
Mon Apr 30 03:10:03 BST 2007

Hello Lars

I floated this as an idea a few months ago. I suppose it boils down to:

Where is a daily dump useful, where a weekly dump is not? And is a daily dump 
likely to lead to an overall benefit to OSM?

Lars Aronsson wrote:
> In April last year, Steve made the first official dump of the 
> database contents, known as [[planet.osm]].  It was a huge success 
> with offline applications such as Osmarender. A new dump was made 
> the month after.  From August 2006, new dumps have been made every 
> week and can be found at http://planet.openstreetmap.org/
> I think we now have applications that can benefit from having new 
> dumps even more often.  Is there any problem -- and if so, what? 
> -- with producing a daily planet.osm?

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