[OSM-dev] osm2pgsql fails on current data
Martijn van Oosterhout
kleptog at gmail.com
Mon Apr 14 07:59:14 BST 2008
On Sun, Apr 13, 2008 at 10:30 PM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:
> 3. "work with what we've got" and fix the data we get out of the
> system to suit our needs.
> Dave's patch is in the spirit of option 3, and frankly I think that
> way is the only acceptable way.
You're right, I was thinking too far ahead. I won't complain if they
enter "6;8" and they shouldn't complain when it's treated as if they
had entered "6". I was thinking that we should point out that using
semicolons is nice, but doesn't actually work in many cases.
> If we ever get local language tagging ("de:strasse=autobahn" instead
> of "highway=motorway"), then such a preprocessor could also be used
> to transform everything into your format.
That wouldn't be too hard, since the meaning is clear. The problem
mostly with tags with multiple values is that the meaning sometimes
Have a nice day,
Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog at gmail.com> http://svana.org/kleptog/
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