[OSM-dev] Timestamp in PBF files

Jochen Topf jochen at remote.org
Mon Dec 3 21:27:32 GMT 2012

On Mon, Dec 03, 2012 at 09:54:59PM +0100, Frederik Ramm wrote:
> On 22.11.2012 00:18, Scott Crosby wrote:
> >I think for Frederik's immediate needs, we should add a have a field
> >called osmosis_replication_timestamp or osmosis_replication_state = 32,
> >which contains a submessage containing a replication timestamp and other
> >replication data that he feels is appropriate.
> >
> >As for the timestamp =18 field, Dennis, what was your intended use of
> >this field?  Marqqs, what is the intended use of your timestamp
> >optional_features field?
> Since nobody has come forward with further requests, may I humbly
> suggest that we add three new fields:
> a 64bit integer "osmosis_replication_timestamp" for the replication
> timestamp, expressed in seconds since the epoch, otherwise the same
> value as in state.txt's "timestamp=..." field;

Why the "osmosis" in there? That seems rather strange to me. Either it is some
general thing that works with all programs, then it shouldn't be named after a
specific program. Or it is not, then it shouldn't be in a general file standard.

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