[Routing] Routing web-services?

Andreas Leupin a.leupin at hispeed.ch
Mon Nov 19 20:30:45 GMT 2007


Sonds promising but a short question:
what happens to the way IDs, if the map data is upgraded on the  
server but not on the client which uses the route?
As I understand, the data in Openstreetmap is quite dynamic...
Regards
Andreas

Am 19.11.2007 um 21:18 schrieb OJW:

> On Monday 19 November 2007 20:03:26 Nic Roets wrote:
>> I'm to make a cgi-bin version of gosmore that does this. So if we  
>> can agree
>> on an interface now, it will hopefully not be too long before gosmore
>> catches up.
>
> Sounds good.
>
>
>> 6. Y for fastest route, N for shortest
>
> It might be easier to just consider this to be part of the "mode"  
> field
>
> so "vehicle type" might become
> * "car, fastest route"
> * "car, shortest route"
> * "car, non-motorway"
> * "car, quiet roads"
>
>> 7. Y to output way names, N to output way IDs
>
> Not having the option for way names could potentially make  
> implementations a
> lot simpler (e.g. allows fixed-width output, routing servers not  
> required to
> store road names) and clients can go to OSMXAPI with the list of  
> way numbers
> if they want more info.
>
>
>
> The only other option I could think of for the interface is  
> "format" (binary,
> text, json, or xml)
>
>> 4. Bearing to travel
>> 5. Length of leg
>>
>> Note that 4 and 5 are actually redundant.
>
> Agree about those being redundant - probably easier for the client to
> calculate that if they want it.
>
>
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