[OSM-dev] FW: OSM stats quote for a paper

Andy Allan gravitystorm at gmail.com
Fri Sep 21 13:25:51 BST 2007

I'm keen to know how to do the same thing - I'd love to write that
there are currently "XX km of National Cycle Network routes" but I've
no idea how to try generating the stats.


On 9/21/07, Andy Robinson <Andy_J_Robinson at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> Has someone got a little time to answer this question from Martin Dodge.
> Martin, who is a lecturer at Manchester University, was instrumental in
> arranging our SOTM conference in the summer so anything we can do as a
> return favour would be nice.
> Martin's request is actually something that would be good to have displayed
> each week from the planet dump. It would also be a cool JOSM plug-in to know
> how much highway= there is in a given download/osm file but that's diverting
> a bit from Martin's request.
> Cheers
> Andy
> Andy Robinson
> Andy_J_Robinson at blueyonder.co.uk
> -----Original Message-----
> Subject: OSM stats quote for a paper
> Hi Andy, I am writing a short paper and citing OSM as an exemplar of new,
> creative mapping practice. I'd like to quote a statistic to show the level
> of effort people are ging to OSM. Is it possible to (easily) calculate
> length in kilometres of roads mapped in the last six months say?
> many thanks
> martin
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