[OSM-dev] openstreet map and wms
Sebastian at SSpaeth.de
Tue Jun 19 04:48:24 BST 2007
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> But to answer your other points, OSM used to have a WMS server I wrote
> and then NickW extended, it's just not as important as serving tiles.
> And I don't think you can compare XML with WMS.... but it's interesting
> how many people would prefer the OSM API not to be XML as you suggest
> because of the overhead.
Actually, having a plain MySQL dump might be better suited than a
planet.osm. Then people woulnd't have to write osm2mysql scripts which
is kind of reverse engineering the planet dump :-).
Obviously it wouldn't help to reduce overhead though.
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