[OSM-dev] Overall MapFeatures.xml File. was: Addition to JOSM - 'map style' display
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Fri Sep 15 19:56:21 BST 2006
On 9/15/06, Joerg Ostertag (OSM Munich/Germany) <openstreetmap at ostertag.name>
> On Friday 15 September 2006 18:04, Nick Whitelegg wrote:
> > I have now added some code to JOSM (downloaded revision 141) to
> > Secondly, the look and feel of the 'map style' display is governed by a
> > very simple XML format, similar to the Freemap rules file, which covers
> > linear ways, areas and POI nodes:
> > <rules>
> This sounds great.
> I tried to add POI drawing support to osm-pdf-atlas these days too. But
> this i didn't want to invent the mapping between icons and map-feature
> So I had a look at the osmarender rules which turned out to be too
> complicated to parse and interpret for me.
What part of the osmarender rules file is too complicated? Maybe I can make
some changes to make it easier to interpret?
Then i had a look at the
> freemap.xml file, which seemed like a good start to me. So my Idea was
> similar. What about creating a general OSM-Map-Feature.xml file which is
> same for all applications. These then can use these definitions for
> or rendering Map Features.
> So my question is: Where do we place this file in the OSM-SVN?
> The second question would be if we also can use a common set of structured
> icons for all applications. For this I started the icons folder in SVN.
> located at:
> This would enable us to have a unique look of all map icons over all
> I updated the current SVN. But i cannot find the file. Where did you place
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