[Talk-in] POI capture

Arun arun.maharajan at gmail.com
Mon Feb 22 13:28:57 UTC 2016

Hi Shibu, 

I dont know enough to answer your question but there are already various apps out there for this purpose. How will your app be different from them?


> On 22-Feb-2016, at 16:53, Shibu Narayanan <shibu.narayanan at oracle.com> wrote:
> I am interested in creating a simple android app to capture POIs.
> I was looking up the XML data structure and found help here http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/OSM_XML .
> My question is , for a POI, what is the least amount of data which can be uploaded?
> Is the below sufficient?  I can add as many “tag” as required, right?
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> <osm version="0.6" generator="CGImap 0.0.2">
> <node id="1831881213" version="1" changeset="12370172" lat="54.0900666" lon="12.2539381" user="lafkor" uid="75625" visible="true" timestamp="2012-07-20T09:43:19Z">
>   <tag k="name" v="Neu Broderstorf"/>
>   <tag k="traffic_sign" v="city_limit"/>
> </node>
> </osm>
> I see a “user” attribute, is there any password attribute as well?  Can one user upload data in the name of another user?
> Shibu Narayanan
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