[OSM-dev] Schema for v0.6 OSM files?

Stefan Keller sfkeller at gmail.com
Wed Mar 28 16:08:25 BST 2012

We're speaking of about three pages of XML and that is not that big thing.
Of course I could do it but who - if not the developers - would know
better than they themselves?
I think that it would be a sign of maturity of the OSM project if an
XML schema would exist!
Just my 2 cents.


2012/3/28 Robert Helgesson <robert at rycee.net>:
> On 2012-03-27, Tom Hughes <tom at compton.nu> wrote:
>> On 27/03/12 16:53, Robert Helgesson wrote:
>>> I'm wondering, does anybody have an up-to-date XML Schema or DTD
>>> for the OSM files used by the v0.6 API? The ones I found at
>>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/API_v0.6/XSD and
>>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/API_v0.6/DTD don't seem to fully
>>> represent the format.
>> Those are both user contributed and quite likely permanently out of
>> date as none of the developers will be likely to update them.
> Ok, thanks for the warning and I see that somebody has added the
> warning to the wiki-pages I linked. Anyway, I'll use the 'natural
> language' documentation on the wiki instead.
> /Robert
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