[OSM-dev] Overall MapFeatures.xml File. was: Addition to JOSM - 'map style' display
nick at hogweed.org
Sat Sep 16 09:42:07 BST 2006
On Friday 15 Sep 2006 19:09, Joerg Ostertag (OSM Munich/Germany) wrote:
> On Friday 15 September 2006 18:04, Nick Whitelegg wrote:
> > I have now added some code to JOSM (downloaded revision 141) to
> > optionally
> > 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 for
> this i didn't want to invent the mapping between icons and map-feature
> again. So I had a look at the osmarender rules which turned out to be too
> complicated to parse and interpret for me. 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
> the same for all applications. These then can use these definitions for
> entering or rendering Map Features.
That sounds a good idea.
> 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.
> it's located at:
> This would enable us to have a unique look of all map icons over all
Also a good idea - I'll add all my icons to it.
> I updated the current SVN. But i cannot find the file. Where did you place
I haven't added the XML to SVN - however you can find it at
Note that it only has a subset of Map Features, and includes some class tags
as well - it reflects the sort of things I've been adding personally to OSM.
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