[OSM-talk] religion and places_of_worship
vitki at bonius.com
Sat Nov 3 00:29:34 GMT 2007
I think this is a very nice approximation for a religion-neutral icon.
It even works for Buddhists.
On Sat, 2007-11-03 at 00:41 +0100, Ben Companjen wrote:
> Quick and dirty (made, that is), I designed a prayer logo. I'm sure
> one can find something alike (but I didn't copy anything).
> Just an idea: http://www.bonofree.nl/prayer.svg (Inkscape SVG)
> On 03/11/2007, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > > > Maybe the Osmarender code should be changed to allow a wide range of
> > > > misspelled religion names, and in the end should not default to the
> > > > church symbol but something else.
> > >
> > > FSM?
> > > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flying_Spaghetti_Monster
> > Being an avid BoingBoing reader myself, I've heard of it before.
> > However, what's needed here is a general symbol for all kinds of
> > worship, and I doubt that practitioners of religion would agree that
> > FSM is somehow a generic form of religion, OR be enticed to log on and
> > fix it - they're more likely turn away and feel offended.
> > I'm all for making fun of religion now and then but our showcase maps
> > are probably not the place for that.
> > Bye
> > Frederik
> > --
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