[OSM-talk] OSM -> MS Access

Jan-Benedict Glaw jbglaw at lug-owl.de
Fri Jul 18 14:28:07 BST 2008

On Fri, 2008-07-18 12:40:55 +0000, GS <gerhardschwanz at yahoo.de> wrote:
> could someone point out how to convert OSM-XML to MS Access?

I guess this simply won't work. You'd probably start a try using CSV,
but if you, as suggested, bring Excel into the game, please remember
that it used to have a 64K row limit. That's only a quite little
number for nodes...

If you want to *work* with access, it is a better idea to import all
the data into MySQL or PostgreSQL and access that database from


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