The essential dating and dumping guide
The dump file facilitates the interchange of timetable data between HSL and external parties.
HSL is the main public transport provider in the Helsinki Metropolitan area.
As mentioned in the introduction, the role of the dump file is to enable easy interchange of data between HSL and external transport providers and to enable third party developers to utilize the timetable data.
Sure, there was the poll in the US before the 2000 election that said more people would like to have a beer with George W Bush than with his opponent Al Gore.
But that genial, Sunday-morning frat boy in chino shorts air was also the butt of many political jokes for an excruciating eight years.
For the better part of a decade it felt as if we'd elected a family dog rather than a commander-in-chief. Football boss Karren Brady has done extremely well but if she was one percent as grumpy as Sir Alan Sugar is, she'd lose her loyal following sharpish.
In this document is described how the XML format is applied to HSL timetable data.
The main goal of this documentation is to provide a developer with the essential knowledge of how to utilize the dump file data in building new applications.