[OSM-dev] Osmosis patch for filtering ways

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Wed Mar 26 13:47:17 GMT 2008


> I have in the works another method to filter ways based on tag  
> content. Cristoph's method is straightforward and simple and can be  
> completely contained on the command line, which is nice. Mine is  
> file-based because I plan to use the same file to control how  
> tiling works and also how routable Garmin GPS maps are generated.  
> With this method you could have a single rule file which could be  
> used for all these things--filtering to select the elements you  
> want, slicing an OSM file into tiles, then creating routable maps  
> from those tiles.

Maybe it would be possible to use your more complex filter system  
internally, but still offer an alternative fully command-line based  
entry with limited functionality. So that people would not be forced  
to create a filter file jsut because they want railroads only.

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