[OSM-dev] New proposed directory layout for planet.openstreetmap.org

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Thu Sep 6 03:05:19 BST 2012


> From: Martijn van Exel [mailto:m at rtijn.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 05, 2012 12:57 PM
> Subject: Re: [OSM-dev] New proposed directory layout for
> planet.openstreetmap.org
> 
> Agreed, but most of what you would want to do with grep is possible with
> other tools like osmosis, osmconvert and osmfilter that work much faster
> on pbf and o5m files.
> Also, how much is a 500GB (or however big it is unpacked) human readable
> file really worth?

A lot of my tools will only work on XML files. I believe Simon Poole did
some once-off scripts for the redaction that relied on them being XML.

Part of my reasons for proposing the new layout is to give equal prominence
to the pbf files which are better suited for some applications.




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