[OSM-talk] Isn't it time for a higher zoom level?
pchilds at bcs.org
Sat Nov 21 08:58:57 GMT 2009
2009/11/21 John Smith <deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com>:
> 2009/11/21 Peter Childs <pchilds at bcs.org>:
>> If we had an application, that could read osm and render on the fly we
>> could have any zoom level we like, including zoom levels between zoom
>> levels, (ie vector graphics)
>> In theory Potlatch already does some of this, buts it written to enter
>> data not render the map, so its not the purpose it was meant for.
>> Such an application could do lots of extra stuff such having a
>> plugable coordinate system, (so we can have better maps of the poles
>> Just wish I had time to do something. (Which I don't)
> However it takes a lot of CPU to render on the fly like that...
But most people have more CPU than they really know what to do with
Download bandwidth and remote storage is the bigger problem with the
current tile method.
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