[OSM-talk] new: OSM Split and Merge Tool

Michal Migurski mike at stamen.com
Fri Sep 23 01:26:41 BST 2011

On Sep 22, 2011, at 3:24 PM, Frederik Ramm wrote:

> On 09/23/2011 12:09 AM, Tobias Knerr wrote:
>> The idea of mergeable, stand-alone data tiles is promising and I believe
>> that these could prove very useful e.g. in the context of client-side
>> rendering.
> Another potential use case is on-demand download of almost arbitrary areas; if, instead of generating tons of country extracts each night, I could just generate lots of little boxes that would be stitched together on the fly for anyone who wants to download, say, germany.osm.pbf, that would be quite an advantage. It would of course require a fast, streaming way of combining the blocks.

MirrorOSM does this on the client side via osm2pgsql, but it's very much the same idea:


michal migurski- mike at stamen.com

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