[OSM-talk] AND donate entire street network of Netherlands to OSM

Nick Black nickblack1 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 4 15:59:44 BST 2007

On 7/4/07, Raphaël Jacquot <sxpert at sxpert.org> wrote:
> Nick Black wrote:
> > On 7/4/07, A Morris <aledmorris2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Awesome!
> >>
> >> Presumably this will force the issue of of a richer data model?
> >
> > Interestingly AND's model is very similar to our own, with two nodes
> > forming a segment.   They don't even have ways.  These guys are so
> > naive...
> you mean not even OGC LINESTRINGs and such ??

Shockingly not.  How they manage, I don't know.  Its hard to detect
your irony level?  Anyway, most of the companies that I know that work
with proprietery data for navigation stuff seem to use similar formats
to OSMs/OSM has a similar format to theirs.


Nick Black

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