[Osmf-talk] Question to board members

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Fri Aug 24 18:16:20 UTC 2012

On 24/08/12 17:29, Kai Krueger wrote:

> With http://routing.apis.dev.openstreetmap.org/ there is also a
> functional prototype for integrating routing into the osm.org. It
> currently uses map.project-osrm.org as the default car routing backend
> and gosmore as the default backend for other modes of transport. One can
> also select MapQuest and CloudMade as routing engines to compare them.

Prototype being the operative word - it is not in any way production 
ready code.

> Therefore I think that all of the necessary components to integrate
> routing into osm.org are now available. So as soon as OSMF buys the
> necessary hardware, one could probably integrate routing into osm.org
> comparatively quickly and easily.

Getting hardware is not a problem, but there's no point doing that until 
we have production ready code, or at least expect to have such code 
within a few weeks.


Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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