[OSM-dev] Multilingual Maps Overlays
ldp at xs4all.nl
Wed Jun 16 13:57:38 BST 2010
> This seems like the most logical thing to do, although I'm curious how
> much things would overlap since mapnik wouldn't know which language
> layer is being shown to move things around a bit.
Mapnik doesn't move things around to fit.
And quite a lot of overlap, actually. The text overlay places text where
it sees fit, without taking any of the base map symbols/positioning into
account. It's most apparent when at the highest zooms, in dense areas with
lots of POIs.
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