[OSM-talk] OSM in Europe Statistics
Iván Sánchez Ortega
ivansanchez at escomposlinux.org
Wed Apr 30 10:11:08 BST 2008
On Wed, April 30, 2008 10:32, Juan Lucas Dominguez Rubio wrote:
> One funny alternative would be to compute not the size of the data
> but the size of the tiles in a compressed format. An empty tile can be
> compressed to a few bytes, but a dense tile with a lot of ways and place-
> names cannot be compressed so much.
I don't like that. We're using a spherical mercator projection, meaning
that anything nearer the poles is drawn bigger. That fact would slant the
statistic towards northern europe.
Iván Sánchez Ortega <ivan at sanchezortega.es>
Un ordenador no es un televisor ni un microondas, es una herramienta
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