richard at systemeD.net
Thu Jan 3 15:37:09 GMT 2008
(suggest follow-ups to dev only)
Artem Pavlenko wrote:
> Perhaps, not well know fact but Mapnik can render bezier curves. The
> reason it is not being used is the lack of support for curves in
> common GEO formats.
Now that really _does_ have promise for slimming down SRTM filesizes.
My workflow for SRTM is GeoTIFF->DEM2TOPO->Polish format->Perl
script->Illustrator->simplify to beziers... which produces nice
manageable files. Clearly those particular tools wouldn't be much use
for OSM, but the principle remains.
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