[OSM-talk] Rendering in a non-default language
nomoregrapes at googlemail.com
Thu Jan 31 15:14:22 GMT 2008
> For the map of Israel I believe the contents of name and name:he should
> be equal. Then you get what you want. If somebody wants a map with the
> names in English, he'll have to do some extra effort.
I believe it's actually debated what language name= should be in, possibly
settling on International English or at least osm.org is inteded to display
Anyway, I think it's good to encourage lots of different language maps.
Someone already made a version of OSM displaying Welsh names from name:cy
(and falling back on name).
To set up your own render and online-map, there are lots of details from
If you just want an easy way to set up a very custom map (you'll need to
write all the styles from a very basic style sheet) then look at this
nomoregrapes at gmail.com
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