[OSM-dev] [OSM-newbies] upload data from non-gps source

Martijn van Oosterhout kleptog at gmail.com
Sun May 25 18:53:24 BST 2008

Basically, make sure your input file use negative integers, otherwise
you will overwrite data on the server (negative means "server has not
assigned an ID yet"). After that you can either use JOSM, or the
bulk_uploader inSVN.

Have a nice day,

On Sun, May 25, 2008 at 7:35 PM, Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists)
<ajrlists at googlemail.com> wrote:
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>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: newbies-bounces at openstreetmap.org [mailto:newbies-
>>bounces at openstreetmap.org] On Behalf Of Tal Benavidor
>>Sent: 24 May 2008 3:01 PM
>>To: newbies at openstreetmap.org
>>Subject: [OSM-newbies] upload data from non-gps source
>>I have a small-to-moderate ammount of public domain data which was
>>converted from another format to osm xml format.
>>Actually, convertion is not yet complete, but I wanted to ask for help
>>with uploading the data.
>>Inside the new osm file, the node/way identifiers were, of course,
>>selected without cosideration of the openstreetmap database in the
>>server. Good change that they conflict.
>>Another point worth mentioning, is that currently the entire osm file
>>can be loaded - java eats 740mb of memory...
>>So what is the easiest way to upload the data?
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