[OSM-dev] Start Contribution

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Wed Oct 9 16:44:49 UTC 2013

On 09/10/13 17:31, Akash Ashok wrote:

> Oh So we dnt use POSTGIS extension ?? How do we store the geometries
> then like roads areas and location coordinates ?

We don't store them as "geometries" in the API database, we store them 
as a simple topological network.

You probably want to do some reading up on the basic OSM data model I 
suspect - try https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Data_Primitives as a 
starting point.


Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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