[OSM-dev] imposm.parser - New Python library for OSM XML and PBF files

Jochen Topf jochen at remote.org
Tue Feb 22 11:12:42 GMT 2011


On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 11:56:05AM +0100, Oliver Tonnhofer wrote:
> I'm pleased to announce the first open source release of our OpenStreetMap
> parser. It is a simple to use Python library that parses XML and PBF files.
> It uses C extensions for performance critical parts and automatically
> distributes the parsing across multiple CPUs/cores (for PBF and XML!).

Interesting! How do you do the parallel parsing?

> It is released under the Apache Software License 2.0. 
> Package:       http://pypi.python.org/pypi/imposm.parser
> Documentation: http://dev.omniscale.net/imposm.parser/
> Source code:   https://bitbucket.org/olt/imposm.parser/src
> As the name already suggests, imposm.parser is only a sub-package of a larger
> project: Imposm. It is an importer for OSM data that we are going to release
> in a couple of weeks.

Importer into what?

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