robert has commented on the following diary entries

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OSM Analytic Difference Engine 10 months ago

Very interesting. I love the concept of this.

How do you deal with non-atomic changesets? I can't imagine generating the diff can be simple in cases you have changesets overlapping in time windows & affected feature sets.

Feedback from MSF in Doro Refugee Camp 10 months ago

Looks like you've got a subject for next MM evening's opening mini-talk.

New road style for the Default map style - the full version 11 months ago

Great post.

Then...and now! 11 months ago

In the US, what would probably be most interesting is a comparison render of just after the TIGER import and today.

Mapping turn lanes in OpensStreetMap 11 months ago

One question: does the plugin work for countries that drive on the left?

Mapping turn lanes in OpensStreetMap 11 months ago

Mouth hanging open in amazement.

Losing faith in OpenStreetMap about 1 year ago

Yup, keeping data nice is a constant battle. Just gotta keep fighting.


Namespacing can be quite powerful.

Karnataka 01/2007 to 12/2014: OSM Map Evolution about 1 year ago

This is great mapping work.

February release delayed over 1 year ago

Yeah, well, we're considering moving away from StartSSL for our next certificate.

Japan, why are you so beautiful? over 1 year ago


Honda HRV 2015 over 1 year ago


OS Locator update 201411 over 1 year ago


OS Locator update 201411 over 1 year ago

Apparently he just has code to turn it into .osm files. Here:

Conversion to gpx wouldn't be a difficult hack. Good beginner project.

OS Locator update 201411 over 1 year ago

Ahoy there James,

I do produce a gzipped csv of the results ( which I know Derick Rethans ( for one uses to produce something like a GPX for his Garmin. Knowing him he has some php script for doing it.

First thoughts over 1 year ago

No harm in starting small.

Don't worry too much about the "specifications" on the wiki - a lot of the time that stuff is wishful thinking by a bunch of anally retentive wikifiddlers.

OpenStreetMap Carto v2.22.0 over 1 year ago

(When) is it live rendering on

Redundancy in Buildings almost 2 years ago

Ah germans.

1000th Changeset almost 2 years ago

(p.s. congratulations!)

1000th Changeset almost 2 years ago

The second thousand comes quickly.

SotM 2014 Argentina logo almost 2 years ago

You never had an eTrex, did you?