[OSM-dev] DXF to OSM - was [OSM-newbies] uploading prepared data

Artem Pavlenko artem.mapnik at googlemail.com
Fri Feb 29 10:27:50 GMT 2008


On 29 Feb 2008, at 09:32, Andy Robinson ((blackadder)) wrote:

> Jason Reid wrote:
>> Sent: 29 February 2008 4:51 AM
>> To: newbies at openstreetmap.org
>> Subject: Re: [OSM-newbies] uploading prepared data
>>
>> Andrew Harris wrote:
>>> I am wondering how to upload substantial chunks of prepared data.
>>>
>>> I work for a university and hope to get access to the building
>>> outlines and data from our centrally managed buildings database.  
>>> What
>>> is my best way of loading this data into OSM? - Do I convert it to
>>> gpx, open it in josm and upload? Is it that simple?
>>>
>>> Andrew Harris
>>> 37.7638°S 144.9411°E
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>> Depending on the format, the best option would be to convert it to  
>> our
>> XML schema (generally fairly easy if its shapefiles or gml as theres
>> been tools written for other imports) then upload that.
>>
>
> On a related matter (hence posted to dev) I know I have some CAD  
> files that
> have data in them that I could use in OSM. The CAD data won’t mesh  
> with the
> nodes and ways format of OSM but it wouldn’t be too difficult to  
> extract
> just layers from the CAD that would be a reasonable match. Are  
> there any
> tools for converting say dxf to get data into OSM?


DXF -> SHP- > OSM

Cheers
Artem
>
> Cheers
>
> Andy
>
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