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I've got a fine extensive set of plain data about trafficaccidents and their respective GPS coords. What I'm doing is slurping it in an PERL HoH. Ultimate goal would be to make that data visuably in a way so that it is displayed in form of a map. Now I'm puzzling around with that issue cause it's all about public accessibility.

Am I right in assuming that my best way to go for would be to parse the data into an OSMreadable .xml in order to ensure public access?

Any hints for tags concerning my singlepoint data welcome :)

thx Jochen

p.s.: Another neat posssibility I would like to have is to process the data myself through gle-graphics with a scaled map as background. I guess there isn't any (easy) way to make that work with OSM...? I'm imagening I would have to crop layerdata from existing maps then scripting it in my graphicstool?

asked 02 Jul '18, 18:02

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edited 02 Jul '18, 18:13

Try making a GeoJSON or KML file from your data, then you can display it on a web site using

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answered 02 Jul '18, 18:31

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thx for the answer.

I don't have a public webserver accessible via internet at hand. So wouldn't be of any use in that case!? Sure I can write out an .kml though but then what?

(02 Jul '18, 20:00) j_o_b_u

I think that umap can either display a JSON file loaded from elsewhere, or import a JSON file which then doesn't have to be on a public web server. Have you tried it?

(04 Jul '18, 22:09) Frederik Ramm ♦

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