[OSM-newbies] Slippy map with route overlay?
richard at weait.com
Mon Feb 1 13:50:45 GMT 2010
On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 7:55 AM, Dave F. <davefox at madasafish.com> wrote:
> Richard Weait wrote:
>> Right. Cyclemap makes this look deceptively easy. Beautiful and
>> functional with a lot of technology going on in the background.
>> How about something a little simpler than rendering your own map with
>> custom rules. Rejo made it easy to put a default OSM Mapnik map in
>> your web page, and then overlay your gpx track file using openlayers.
>> This would relieve you of having to do any custom rendering, but you
>> will have to record / create a suitable gpx trackfile.
>> The details are here.
>> An example is here.
> This looks like what I might need. I'm going to look into it in more
> detail now.
> But could you help clarify a couple of points to get me going:
> 1. kml can support ways of different colour/width etc. Do they show up
> as different on the overlay map?
I'm not sure. I haven't tried this with kml files. Let me know what
> 2. For me to test is there a way to get iframe/src tag to accept a local
> file instead of http? eg c:\My_KML_Files/Path.kml?
That would be up to your web server. And probably way off topic for
this list. ;-) I'll send you a direct reply.
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