[OSM-talk] [OSM-dev] Extracting Great Britain and Ireland from planet.osm

Interlug interlug at weait.net
Tue Mar 13 14:58:47 GMT 2007


On 3/13/07, Nick Burch <openstreetmap at gagravarr.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Mar 2007, Ludwig M Brinckmann wrote:
> > What I thought was 'insane' however was the attitude that my desire to
> > 'download the whole of London' was somehow not justified rather than
> > just pointing out a temporary shortcoming of the software. Just because
> > it did not work and there was no trivial workaround (apart from download
> > the whole planet, install ruby, install another DB, configure a few
> > scripts...)
>
> That's not actually correct, so we should probably be doing a better job
> of advertising the other options.
[ ... ]
> That all fits in one paragraph :)  Where on the wiki should we put that
> description, so the next person in your situation will find it?

  How about here? http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/More_than_a_Mouthful
;-)




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