[OSM-dev] Snapshot Server

Rob Nickerson rob.j.nickerson at gmail.com
Tue Jan 8 17:59:44 GMT 2013

A web based loading screen would be a big plus for me.
I had a quick look and found a 5mb shapefile. I would imagine 10mb is
probably the largest I have. Not sure how that converts to .osm filesize.


On 8 January 2013 17:35, Andy Allan <gravitystorm at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 8 January 2013 17:28, Rob Nickerson <rob.j.nickerson at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Thanks.
> >
> > I got it up and running but was struggling to load some data. Can't
> > quite remember the error message but I'm hoping to get to look at it
> > again this weekend (tho time is an issue).
> Do you know offhand how big your .osm files are? I know that for giant
> projects, nothing will beat the osmosis loading method that we have
> now. But I'm wondering if it's worthwhile building a mechanism into
> the web frontend that can handle smaller files a bit more easily, by
> just uploading the file to the site. The files I had for the original
> cycling data project were about 0.25 - 4.0 Mb in size but I know the
> stuff Paul has been wrangling are closer to gigabytes.
> Cheers,
> Andy
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