[OSM-talk] generating maps from shapefiles?

Matthew Perry perrygeo at gmail.com
Sat Mar 8 19:14:17 GMT 2008

Since OSM has a quite different data structure than shapefiles
(topological vs. simple features) it can be difficult. Plus there is
no generic solution for converting the attributes into OSM tags.
You'll likely have to script a custom solution. A good place to start
would be http://boston.freemap.in/osm/files/mgis_to_osm.py or

- matt

On Sat, Mar 8, 2008 at 6:19 AM, k b <k_b0000 at yahoo.se> wrote:
> Hi.
>  Is it possible to convert the shape files into oms
>  files or directly into garmin img files?
>  If it is possible, where can i read more?
>  Tanks!
>  Karl.
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