[Talk-ca] FME 2009 & OpenStreetMap

Michel Gilbert michcasa at gmail.com
Thu Jan 15 00:01:09 GMT 2009

Hi all,

FME is very usefull for importing geospatial data. I have been using FME to
import the boundaries and NRN Geobase (tests) . At this time, FME provides a
reader for osm format but not a writer. However FME allows to execute python
within your FME workspace. So I simulate an osm writer in python within my

If there are other FME users for importing Geobase data, I will be happy to
share my workspaces.


2009/1/13 Sam Vekemans <acrosscanadatrails at gmail.com>

> Hi, i saw OpenStreetMap listed as one of the formats listed when
> looking at the press release.
> I am wondering in what way would this software be helpful?
> OpenStreetMap is a non-profit foundation (so it might be possable to
> use it for no cost)?
> I dont have that much knowledge about how useful it could be, so it
> would be nice to know.
> Thanks,
> Sam Vekemans
> Across Canada Trails
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