[OSM-newbies] map fearures in XML
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Fri Aug 15 12:16:29 BST 2008
----- Original Message -----
From: "Wim de Vries" <wsvries at xs4all.nl>
To: <newbies at openstreetmap.org>
Sent: Friday, August 15, 2008 11:38 AM
Subject: Re: [OSM-newbies] map fearures in XML
>> It is done this way
>> <tag k="amenity" v="post_box"/>
> In order to render this to sth. visible, you need to know and define what
> the visible output of the elements "tag" and "node" (and/or their
> attributes) are .
> To put it in other words: to draw a highway, you need to know/define which
> (XML) tagging is used for highways.
> reg wim
Not sure I understand what you are asking for as I thought Lars' explanation
was the answer. But maybe what you are asking for is :
This is dependant upon which renderer is used to produce the map,
so for mapnik
>> So you see that there is only a general "<tag>" element with a key and
>> a value. Which keys or values you use is completely up to you and
>> cannot be defined.
>> I'm still not sure if this is what you want/mean.
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