JOSM supports many osm formats like osm,osm.bz2,osm.gz,pbf,obf. Among these which file format is fastest for processing?

I am not focusing on editing and uploading, downloading.

asked 12 Apr '13, 07:50

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It'll depend a lot on your hardware (disk speed VS cpu speed), but also probably quantity of data and system memory.

Why not bench yourself ? Someone else's numbers might not match your usecase.

(12 Apr '13, 10:02) Vincent de P... ♦

i want to know the fastest one theoretically, assume large quantity of data. I think binary files should be faster than xml files.

(12 Apr '13, 11:03) amritkarma

That's a bit like asking "how long is a piece of string, theoretically". You'll need to measure it, I'm afraid.

(12 Apr '13, 15:52) SomeoneElse ♦
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