[OSM-dev] API for local Postgis installs?

Nick Whitelegg Nick.Whitelegg at solent.ac.uk
Mon Oct 22 11:26:22 BST 2007


>I'm not sure this is possible - osm2pgsql is a lossy conversion, so
>it's unlikely you can backtrack. It might work for simple features but
>others e.g polygons, relations it might not be possible.

Presumably for nodes and ways it would be OK though (and most requirements 
would just be for nodes and ways) as long as the OSM ID is in the 
database.

Nick




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