[OSM-dev] New OSM binary fileformat implementation.

Stefan de Konink stefan at konink.de
Sun Aug 1 23:25:41 BST 2010


On Sun, 1 Aug 2010, Anthony wrote:

> On Sun, Aug 1, 2010 at 6:00 PM, Stefan de Konink <stefan at konink.de> wrote:
>> If the binary format can pack our doubles (lat/lon)
>
> lat/lon is stored as a double?  I always use an int (and
> divide/multiply by 10000000).
>
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Database_schema
>
> Yeah, OSM seems to be doing the same thing.

OSM uses too many digits for 16bit numerics anyway ;) But I do hope that 
you don't expect your geometry engine to store this in an int ;)


Stefan



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