[OSM-talk] Isn't it time for a higher zoom level?
igor.brejc at gmail.com
Sat Nov 21 12:50:04 GMT 2009
Richard, thanks for mentioning Kosmos :)
Yes, Kosmos draws OSM data on-the-fly and it supports continuous zoom
levels (I've limited it up to zoom level 18 because of some .NET drawing
engine problems on higher zooms). There are two drawbacks however: it
runs on Windows only and the latest released version is getting old. But
I'm working (hard?) on the v3 version which I hope will be easier to use
and more powerful. And if I get the time, I'll try to make it Linux (and
Richard Fairhurst wrote:
> Peter Childs wrote:
> > 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.
> Potlatch 2 will have a fully-fledged rendering engine with stylesheets
> and everything.
> This bit's already written and you can try it at:
> And if you're on Windows, Kosmos is worth looking at.
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