[josm-dev] Replacing WorldChooser with the slippy map chooser
timhaussmann at freenet.de
Thu Jan 22 22:50:28 GMT 2009
> Claudius Henrichs wrote:
>> I'd like to replace the world chooser in the download dialog with the
>> slippy map chooser.
sounds great, that's what I intended when I wrote the slippy map
> Frederik Ramm wrote:
> Do you think it would be possible to take the world image that is used
> by the world chooser and put it as a sort of "fallback layer" into the
> Slippy Map downloader, so that if it doesn't get tiles from the server
> for any reason, it switches to the low-res data from the world file?
That is indeed possible. Jan Peter Stotz extracted the displaying code
from slippy map chooser and wrote "jmapviewer". In fact slippy map
chooser now uses his lib to display the slippy map.
The tile access is abstracted so one could easily write a data source
supporting one image as source.
Maybe one could use an image with a higher resolution from:
I could do that if no one else wants to. But it would take some time...
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