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

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Mon Jul 28 20:26:30 BST 2008


> - some countries are not covered (mine, for example) by some extracts

Oopsie. I just downloaded the shapes of European countries from the DCW 
site and it seems Slovenia was not among them. It should be on the 
geofabrik excerpts tomorrow.

> Basically what I'm trying to say is that this is not a systematic 
> approach. It would be more useful if these extracts were not 
> country-based but tile-based instead (maybe this already exists, forgive 
> my ignorance?)

Oliver White (almien) has a tile-based data server but as far as I know 
he's still looking for someone to host it and update it regularly.


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