[OSM-dev] Q regarding export by RoadMap

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Sun Sep 5 22:11:15 BST 2010

On 05/09/10 21:50, Danny Backx wrote:

> The buildmap tool from the roadmap project
> (http://sf.net/projects/roadmap) accesses OSM to download map info, via
> queries like
> www.openstreetmap.org/api/0.6/map?bbox=5.053710,52.163085,5.097655,52.207030
> It often gets "HTTP/1.1 509 Bandwidth Limit Exceeded" replies.
> My basic question is how to respond to that. Are there alternate
> servers ? Is there suggested behaviour for applications that try to
> download map info this way ?

Yes, they should use the planet dump, or an extract of the planet dump, 
and not try and download data from the live api.


Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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