This package provides infrastructure to access OpenStreetMap data from different sources, to work with the data in common R manner, and to convert data into available infrastructure provided by existing R packages (e.g., into sp and igraph objects).
Changes in osmar version 1.1-7
o A bug based on "gtools"" fixed, package "gtools" now not needed anymore; thanks to Nikolaus Schantz and Dominik Kalisch for reporting the problems.
Changes in osmar version 1.1-6
o Changed everything from "igraph0" to "igraph" because of cancellation of "igraph0"-package.
Changes in osmar version 1.1-5
o A special thanks goes to two anonymous reviewers and the editor Hadley Wickham of the R Journal.
o Added abbreviation of the Value column in the elements' summary methods.
o Added dim method for osmar objects; returns the number of nodes, ways, and relations.
o Fixed error when trying to plot an osmar object with nodes but without ways.
o Added citation (currently to a preprint of the accepted article).
o Replaced 'subset's with '['s to avoid R CMD check notes "no visible binding for global variable ...".
Changes in osmar version 1.1-4
o Changed suggestion of the "igraph" to "igraph0"
o Changed everything from igraph to "igraph0"
Changes in osmar version 1.1-3
o This is the FOSSGIS 2012 release!
o Fixed find_. bug; occured when calling one of these function inside another function.
o Fixed bug in as_sp_lines and as_sp_polygons.
Changes in osmar version 1.1-2
o A special thanks goes to Roger Bivand who is involved in most of the fixes and improvements in this version!
o Added inst/extdata/kaufstr.xml and an example in ?as_osmar.
o Added muc.RData and removed \dontrun from most of the examples.
o Introduced as_osmar_bbox generic and as_osmar_bbox.Spatial.
o Renamed bbox function to corner_bbox function to avoid NAMESPACE clashes with the sp package.
o c.osmar/unique bug resolved (unique removes closed ways).
o summary.nodes/no keyval bug resolved (problem if osmar$nodes does not have any tags)
Changes in osmar version 1.1-1
o Workaround for a serious xmlClone-bug; thanks to Roger Bivand for detecting the problem and Duncan Temple Lang for trying to understand the problem.
o More documentation on element identifiers, osm sources, etc.
Changes in osmar version 1.1
o Refactored package; standalone osmar object, different OSM sources, converter methods to sp and igraph.
o Navigation device as demo.
Changes in osmar version 1.0
o Initial version on CRAN.