[OSM-talk] Actually using OpenStreetMap - how to get vector data

Simone Cortesi simone at cortesi.com
Mon Jul 28 18:29:14 BST 2008


On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 7:07 PM, Igor Brejc <igor.brejc at gmail.com> wrote:

> The problem is fetching the data - the only viable option I see is using
> OSMXAPI, but its server is overwhelmed and will limit the download size
> in the future (from what I read on this list). Using planet dumps seems
> to me a bit too unfriendly from the end-user perspective - they would
> have to download quite a large quantity of data.

still you can download data from some planet's country extract (italy
is 22mb at the moment).
find them on Geofabrik, cloudmade, etc...

-S




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