[Openstreetmap] OSM applications?

Schuyler Erle schuyler at nocat.net
Mon Dec 5 23:44:55 GMT 2005

* On  5-Dec-2005 at  3:19PM PST, Johnny Doe said:
>   i am interested in converting the OSM API output
> into GRASS
>   ascii vector format (v.in.ascii is not exactly
> buzzword-compliant :).
>   Then we can use all network analysis
>   and plotting/printing tools that
>   GRASS provides (v.net.path, v.net.alloc, v.net.iso,
> v.net.salesman)

It might make as much sense to dump to ESRI Shapefile format, as that
way you might also get attributes. (The trick will be figuring out how
to map arbitrary key/val pairs to the tabular DBF format.)  In that
event, other GIS tools would be able to import OSM data as well.


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