[talk-ch] bike and pedestrian routing for Switzerland

Sarah Hoffmann lonvia at denofr.de
Fri Oct 26 11:02:52 CEST 2012


Hi Michel,

On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 10:35:02AM +0200, Michel Schinz wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 12:32 AM, Sarah Hoffmann <lonvia at denofr.de> wrote:
> > I've been playing around with the new OSRM routing software lately and as a
> > result have set up an experimental routing website for Switzerland:
> 
> That's really a wonderful idea, thanks for your efforts!
> 
> I played a bit with the site, and for short trips it seems to work
> pretty well and has suggested some nice alternatives to the routes I
> use often, I'm looking forward to trying them and see what they're
> worth.
> 
> The site seems to have performance problems with long trips in "bike"
> and "foot" modes, though. For example, trying to find a route from
> Neuch√Ętel to Bern in these modes results in a "Timed Out" error
> message. I don't know whether this is easy to fix or not, but even as
> it is, the site is really helpful.

Normally long routes should work fine. It just seems that your requests
have triggered a bug that more or less killed the routing server. I've
restarted it now and will have a closer look at it later.

Sarah



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