[OSM-talk] Segments, ways and order

Matthias Julius lists at julius-net.net
Fri Jul 20 03:55:15 BST 2007

Lars Aronsson <lars at aronsson.se> writes:

> On Monday July 16, Matthias Julius wrote:
>> Another solution would be to do away with segments and have ways 
>> reference nodes directly. (I know this has been discussed before 
>> and a transition would not be trivial.)
> This is a myth that we have to kill.  Some seem to believe this 
> would be a good idea, a kind of utopia, but assume the change-over 
> would be too hard and so nobody dares to try it.  I'd like to 
> challenge the latter assumption.

I didn't mean to say it would be too hard to do.  But, it is certainly
nothing you do in an afternoon.  It is more a matter of motivation and

The biggest challenge would probably be to automatically convert as
much data as possible.


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