[OSM-talk] amenity=doctor or amenity=doctors ? [tagging]

Guenther Meyer d.s.e at sordidmusic.com
Tue Feb 24 22:02:55 GMT 2009


Am Dienstag 24 Februar 2009 schrieb Richard Fairhurst:
> Guenther Meyer wrote:
> > it may be trivial, but when you have to do this for every possible
> > tag with some variations, it's a waste of time, that should not
> > be necessary. parsing the osm xml files is already a ressource
> > consuming task; every unnecessary work should be omitted.
>
> Maybe, but you shouldn't be working "live" with OSM XML anyway. You should
> be preprocessing it into the format which makes sense for your app, making
> performance less of an issue.
>
that's what I already do.
but why going on with workarounds, when it can be done a faster and easier 
way?

even when an application is working live with the osm api, thsi is an issue!


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