[OSM-dev] [OSM-talk] OSM XAPI - help!

Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists) ajrlists at googlemail.com
Thu May 8 10:55:19 BST 2008


Elvin,

Forwarded to the dev list.

Cheers

Andy

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>bounces at openstreetmap.org] On Behalf Of elvin ibbotson
>Sent: 08 May 2008 10:46 AM
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>Subject: [OSM-talk] OSM XAPI - help!
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>I am making this request here because I am not sure who looks after the
>xapi code. I have posted a question on the xapi talk page
><http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Talk:Osmxapi>  on the wiki but it
>may not get noticed.
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>I am using my limited skills as a PHP novice to access subsets of data via
>xapi for conversion to a compact binary format, but the query format (eg.
>osmxapi.hypercube.telascience.org/api/0.5/way[highway=motorway|trunk][bbox=
>....] delivers the data as an attachment (data.osm) and I do not know how
>to access this using PHP. My script is derived from those by Adam Boardman
>and Paul Fox for the binary data proposal which use the OSM API and expect
>the XML data to be in the body of the HTML rather than as an attached file.
>But the standard API is limited to 0.25 degrees and does not allow the
>content filtering offered by xapi. I would appreciate some advice from the
>xapi expert(s) on how to...
>
>get the data bundled into the body or...
>
>tell xapi where to save the data file attachment or...
>
>save/open/read the data file using PHP
>
>elvin ibbotson
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