[OSM-dev] [API] Suggestion: Baselines

Stefan de Konink stefan at konink.de
Tue May 26 13:32:29 BST 2009

Chris Browet wrote:
>     If you just want to materialise the entire database at a certain
>     interval, don't you think this will grow very fast?
> I don't know. A baseline would only consist of a list of all objects id 
> with their associated version number at a certain point in time, not the 
> actual objects...

Think of a way X; it consist of n nodes. If you take the this way at 
changeset Y, you would still have to find all nodes positions at time(Y).


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