[OSM-dev] OsmChange format and 0.6

marcus.wolschon at googlemail.com marcus.wolschon at googlemail.com
Mon Feb 9 12:44:40 GMT 2009


On Mon, 9 Feb 2009 13:29:00 +0100, Iván Sánchez Ortega
<ivan at sanchezortega.es> wrote:
>> you're right, maybe we shouldn't have tried to re-use a server-to-server

>> sync format for client-to-server communications, [...] do we really want

>> YAOCF (yet another OSM change format) when there are already three? 
> 
> The specification of most OSM formats is a wiki page about three pages
> long. 
> The specification of most "professional" GIS formats are 400-page-long
> PDFs.

That's a good point for NOT using "professional GIS-formats". ;)
There's not much of a hope of ever implementing such a spec
100% conforming.

Marcus




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