[OSM-talk] "Crudely-drawn pint glasses"
igor.brejc at gmail.com
Tue Jan 29 21:43:29 GMT 2008
Gervase Markham wrote:
> As always, forgive me if this is an old issue, but: I noticed that an
> organisation I have contact with has a map in their "how to get here"
> leaflet, which they may well have just copied from somewhere. I'd like
> to recommend they use an OSM map instead, but looking at the area:
> I find that the area they would screenshot is covered with crudely-drawn
> pint glasses.
> Are there any plans to either:
> a) put layers into the Slippy Map so people can remove unwanted data
> such as this; or:
> b) set up a web service so that people can have custom maps (of
> reasonably small areas) rendered according to their specified criteria?
> Asking them to install and configure their own copy of Mapnik seems
> somewhat unreasonable...
>  Note: the purpose of this message is _not_ to have a dig at the icon
> designer. But you must admit they are fairly simple icons.
Is there somewhere a repository of totally free general-purpose icons
such as this? I'm asking because I would like to extend Kosmos rendering
rules with some nice icons.
I agree with you about the pint glass. But I guess any contribution has
to be appreciated if nothing better comes along :)
Something like this, but without license problems:
More information about the talk