[OSM-dev] Osmosis --ac changed?
brett at bretth.com
Mon Dec 22 00:32:23 GMT 2008
Jochen Topf wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 10:03:58AM +1100, Brett Henderson wrote:
>> So the stack based approach is more flexible, but takes a few more
>> mental gymnastics to get it right. To be honest I haven't found it too
>> bad one I got used to it.
> One problem seems to be that the command line is inherently linear and
> its getting longer and longer with more and more options. Maybe we have
> to get away from it and have some kind of command file. At least
It shouldn't be difficult to load tasks from a file. I could create a
new single hyphen option that specifies the name of a file to load the
The only thing I'm wary of doing is creating another programming
language. So far the command line implementation has been easy to
maintain and bug free.
> The command file can use a different syntax that somehow shows better
> what it will do. I don't know how this should look, but in a file there
> are "two dimensions" instead of only one, so that could help there.
Most of my osmosis usage is fairly simple so I'm not well placed to come
up with a good solution here. If you have some ideas I'm happy to take
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