[Talk-us] Daily OSM Extracts for US

Nakor nakor.osm at gmail.com
Thu Nov 4 19:57:29 GMT 2010

>    I'm now making daily OSM data extracts available for the US Census 
> Regions (as per http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Us_regdiv.svg) on 
> download.geofabrik.de. I will not do a full US or full North America 
> extract because I think it is too big (anyone who can process that 
> might as well process the planet file), but I think the Census Regions 
> might make sense to some.
> I'm planning to add individual states later on.
> The extracts are in .osm.pbf format exclusively, you will need Osmosis 
> 0.27 or the new pbf2osm (see dev list) to process them. A modified 
> osm2pgsql able to read these files directly, and more quickly than any 
> bzipped XML, is on its way.

Being in a border region I often need to stitch things back together. 
Would it please be possible that the extracts are run without clipping 
incomplete objects so it connects correctly when merging?



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