[OSM-dev] PBF for History-Files (was: visible-Flag in PBF)

Peter Körner osm-lists at mazdermind.de
Sun May 8 17:27:29 BST 2011

Am Sonntag, den 08.05.2011, 11:50 +0200 schrieb Jochen Topf:
> The PBF documentation would then explain that your are not supposed to set the
> visible flag on "current OSM" files and have to ignore its setting when reading
> those, but you have to set and read it for "historic OSM" files.

An application would have to tell the low-level reader if it can accept
history info or not (default). This way, the reader would fail when
presented history files withouh the application being preparewd to
accept them.


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