[OSM-talk] osmarender slippy map rendering
80n80n at gmail.com
Thu Apr 26 12:25:15 BST 2007
On 4/26/07, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:
> > Perhaps there should be a secondary version of each z12 tile that
> > is used just as the source for lowzoom.
> I should've read that mail before writing mine ;-)
I'm glad to see that others have been thinking along the same lines. Your
post was more detailed and explains it better than I did.
> If the main OSM server is unable to do this then a separate mini-
> > database of just these nodes could be created from planet.osm and
> > interrogated separately. They wont change very much so having them
> > updated once a week wouldn't be a big problem.
> I can imagine such a database being put to a lot of other intersting
> uses as well.
Try this as a proof of concept:
It will filter and return just those nodes that have a k="place" tag.
Caveat: this is running off a database built from a planet.osm that is
several weeks old, and it's running on a very small box, but it will accept
larger bboxes than the main OSM server.
> Frederik Ramm ## eMail frederik at remote.org ## N49°00.09' E008°23.33'
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