[Talk-in] [OSM-talk] XML to OSM Binary Format

Kenneth Gonsalves lawgon at au-kbc.org
Fri Oct 29 14:21:16 BST 2010

On Fri, 2010-10-29 at 09:16 -0400, Kent II, Allen [USA] wrote:
> From my understanding it is the format in which OPEN Street Map uses for its base layer.

from what I know, OSM has two aspects:

1. data in the postgis database
2. an XML stylesheet

the XML stylesheet is used by mapnik to render tiles from the data - I
do not see any binary format. 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kenneth Gonsalves [mailto:lawgon at au-kbc.org] 
> Sent: Friday, October 29, 2010 9:14 AM
> To: Kent II, Allen [USA]
> Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] XML to OSM Binary Format
> On Fri, 2010-10-29 at 08:55 -0400, Kent II, Allen [USA] wrote:
> > I'm now to Open Street Maps and I was wondering if I could take maps
> > layers stored in XML and view them in OSM Binary Format or Open Street
> > Maps.
> what is OSM binary format?

Kenneth Gonsalves
Senior Associate

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