[OSM-dev] OSM formats optimised for client-side vector rendering?

Nick Whitelegg Nick.Whitelegg at solent.ac.uk
Thu Feb 17 14:03:32 GMT 2011

>One  has to remember though that if you're using an OSM PostGIS database the  raw data already is stored in a >"renderable" format, i.e. a series of  points and lines, so converting this to OSM format could not actually be  done easily >because links between ways and nodes are not stored.


Sorry , to clarify  when I say an "osm postgis database" I mean the output of osm2pgsql - not a rails port.



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