[OSM-talk] data dump

SteveC steve at asklater.com
Mon Apr 3 13:10:51 BST 2006


* @ 03/04/06 06:56:26 AM colin.mackay at gmail.com wrote:
> The downloaded file is not XML. So I'm guessing I need some sort of
> extraction mechanism. How do I get at the XML?

bzip2 is a common compressor like zip or gzip

> 
> On 03/04/06, Joerg Ostertag <openstreetmap at ostertag.name> wrote:
> >
> > On Monday 03 April 2006 01:14, Colin Mackay wrote:
> > > What format is the data in?
> >
> > It looks like XML, just the same as the server would answer if it'd be
> > downloaded regularly.
> >
> > For a small statistic ;-)
> >
> > it contains:
> > OSM Nodes:    516505
> > OSM Segments: 510514
> > OSM Ways:     1805
> >
> > > Also, If you are going to do this monthly you might want to consider
> > > setting up a bit torrent for it because it will probably kill your
> > > bandwidth if enough people are interested in it.
> >
> > Shouldn't be too much of a problem. I'm just setting up the first mirror
> > of
> > the Data:
> > http://www.ostertag.name/osm/planet.osm.bz2
> >
> > -
> >
> > Joerg
> >
> > --
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> >
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