[OSM-dev] Ways with 40k nodes, was: osmosis pgsql schema

Ian Dees ian.dees at gmail.com
Fri Oct 31 12:27:19 GMT 2008

On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 7:21 AM, Stefan de Konink <stefan at konink.de> wrote:

> Having a binary XML format is another approach. And would again
> significantly reduce the communication delay between client and api.

The majority of the delay between client and API isn't in downloading the
XML file, it's on the server side querying the data from the database. This
same querying will need to happen no matter what kind of format is used.
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