[OSM-talk] Is anyone making public transport routing maps basedon OpenStreetMap data?

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Thu Dec 18 00:32:35 GMT 2008


Richard Fairhurst wrote:
> Not that I'm planning to screenscrape the PDF timetable or anything. Though
> I imagine that, if I were, I'd use CAM::PDF to read the file, write my own
> PDF renderer, then parse the columns and put the result in a MySQL database.
> Purely hypothetically.

Soundy overly complex compared to just using pdftotext and then parsing 
the resulting ASCII text, unless of course there's OCR involved which 
would rule out this approach.


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