[OSM-dev] Release candidate for OSM binary format is in osmosis trunk.

Grant Slater openstreetmap at firefishy.com
Wed Sep 22 14:23:38 BST 2010

On 21 September 2010 20:38, Kai Krueger <kakrueger at gmail.com> wrote:
> Frederik Ramm wrote:
>> (and kick out the .bz2 stuff soon after)
> Not sure if I am interpreting this right, but are you suggesting to stop
> offering the daily xml extracts? If yes, then I think someone else needs to
> step up and replace them, as they are quite an important part of using
> OpenStreetMap and definately not ready to be retired for some new binary
> format (even though the new format sounds quite appealing)

I quite like the .osm.bz2 format. I don't see it being kicked off
http://planet.osm.org anytime soon. Parallel distribution is an

/ Grant

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