[Open-transport] OKFest 2014

Stefan de Konink stefan at konink.de
Sun Mar 30 20:43:24 UTC 2014

On Sunday, March 30, 2014 10:38:57 PM CEST, Peter Hicks wrote:
> On 30/03/14 20:45, Stefan Kaufmann wrote:
>> That is true, but still requires convincing the transit 
>> authorities to do so, as well as somebody else willing to 
>> transform the data on a regular basis. Also, there are transit 
>> agencies using data formats that would still need costly 
>> converters to, say, VDV-452, because they use other arcane 
>> formats nobody has written free/open source converters for, 
>> yet.
> 'Arcane' really isn't the right word to describe our CIF 
> timetable format - it's too polite!

Guys please. How much time does it write to write a converter in an open 
source setting... don't complain if you get anything remotely more 
compatible than a JPEG embedded in a PDF.


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