[Talk-us] A Friendly Guide to 'Bots and Imports

Emilie Laffray emilie.laffray at gmail.com
Fri Aug 6 15:59:33 BST 2010


On 5 August 2010 20:27, Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 8, 2000 at 3:20 PM, Katie Filbert <filbertk at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> The difference with NHD is that we are leaving conversion to osm format
>> for the local mapper / importer.  Since OSM US has server space, maybe
>> that's good use of it to host converted data ready for import.
>>
>
> I like this... the NHD status page on the wiki sort of already does this in
> a backwards way. Perhaps I will look in to writing a web tool to keep track
> of the import and give easy access to the pre-generated OSM files for
> subbasins.
>
>
I think keeping the data in a database and generating on the fly with a more
advanced interface like (http://clc.openstreetmap.fr) would be very good. I
have been meaning to implement a webservice which would generate OSM file
with specific functionalities based on some kind of layer and requests to
power a site like the one shown previously.

Emilie Laffray
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