[OSM-dev] Osmosis Plans
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
>> 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
>> 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.
Frederik Ramm ## eMail frederik at remote.org ## N49°00.09' E008°23.33'
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