[Talk-ca] Geobase NRN import script

James Ewen ve6srv at gmail.com
Fri Jan 2 05:17:37 GMT 2009

On Thu, Jan 1, 2009 at 6:14 PM, Steve Singer <ssinger_pg at sympatico.ca> wrote:

> The geobase2osm.py script lets you pass a bounds file (with the -b option).
> This will only include roads that pass through the bounds specified in the
> file.  So you can take the full provincial GML files but only generate .osm
> files for smaller chunks.

Sweet, then that's one tool option that we need to be able to get
things happening.

> As Jason mentions in his other post, adjoining chunks will have duplicate
> ways.  I don't think it will be that difficult to eliminate these duplicates
> though.  We just need a script that searches for two OSM ways with the same
> geobase_nid that occupy the same space, and delete one of them + merge in
> any adjoining ways.

This is a trivial concern compared to merging with existing OSM
contributed data.


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