[OSM-dev] Osmosis Plans

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Tue Sep 25 09:58:24 BST 2007


>> 4. The snapshot task is not as fast as dumping current tables but  
>> it has
>> a number of advantages.  It can be used as a starting point for db
>> changeset derivation (therefore only has to be done once), can be  
>> used
>> to obtain a snapshot for any point in OSM history, and it avoids all
>> referential integrity problems with the current planet creation
>> process.  However it is useless at the moment due to the old TIGER  
>> data
>> in the history tables.
> Personally I think the history tables should be restarted at the 0.5
> transition. The new code base is way better than the old one and now
> is a good time to start with a clean slate.

I think that's what is going to happen. The segment/way history needs  
to be dropped for technical reasons, and there is not much sense in  
keeping the node history then, especially as it is inconsistent.


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