[OSM-dev] New OSM binary fileformat implementation.

Erik Johansson erjohan at gmail.com
Sun Aug 1 10:34:23 BST 2010

On Sun, Aug 1, 2010 at 2:35 AM, Brett Henderson <brett at bretth.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 1, 2010 at 2:26 AM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:
>> Scott, others,
>> Scott Crosby wrote:
>>> I would like to announce code implementing a binary OSM format that
>>> supports the full semantics of the OSM XML.
>> [...]
>>> The changes to osmosis are just some new tasks to handle reading and
>>> writing the binary format.
>> [...]
>> This was 3 months ago.
>> What's the status of this project? Are people actively using it? Is it
>> still being developed? Can the Osmosis tasks be used in the new Osmosis code
>> architecture (see over on osmosis-dev) that Brett has introduced with 0.36?
> I'm curious about this as well.  The main reason for me introducing the new
> project structure was to facilitate the integration of new features like
> this.  They're relatively easy to add (some Ant and Ivy foo required ...),
> The code hasn't changed a lot, but the build processes have.

Well that's one of the thing Scott said he had no clue on how to do.
>From Scotts mail:

Scott Crosby:
> // TODO's

> Probably the most important TODO is packaging and fixing the build system.
> I have no almost no experience with ant and am unfamiliar with java
> packaging practices, so I'd like to request help/advice on ant and suggestions on
> how to package the common parsing/serializing code so that it can be
> re-used across different programs.

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