[OSM-dev] Extracting polygons from planet.osm - take 2

Christoph Eckert ce at christeck.de
Sun Mar 18 11:01:06 GMT 2007

> > was it possible to accept GPX files? I ask because then it would be
> > easy for users to create some via
> > http://www.marengo-ltd.com/map/development.html
> That sounds like a reasonable enhancement.  Thinking about it, I
> would suggest that polygons only be created from routes within GPX
> files and that the script should automatically complete the polygon
> even if the route is not a loop.

alternatively a "standalone" converter to convert GPX routes to a 
polygon file could be useful. The configurable XCSV format of Gpsbabel 
comes to my mind :) .


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