[OSM-talk] Potlatch 2
richard.mann.westoxford at googlemail.com
Mon Nov 30 10:55:18 GMT 2009
Dare I ask whether Halcyon can do offset lines (so we can start to do
one-way, bike lanes & bus lanes with different casings)?
On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 10:34 AM, Steve Bennett <stevagewp at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 9:03 PM, Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net>wrote:
>> Just like the tagging, the rendering is easy to customise. It uses a
>> special form of CSS, called MapCSS, which lets you create
>> wonderful-looking maps with just a few lines of text. The tagging and
>> rendering together make Potlatch 2 ideal for ‘vertical’ mapping
>> applications, such as a cycle-specific editor or a building/addressing
>> editor. Stylesheets aren’t just about making the map look pretty: you
>> can create stylesheets to help your mapping, such as one that highlights
>> roads without names.
>> The rendering engine (Halcyon) is available as a compact (<100k)
>> standalone component which you can embed in webpages, so your custom
>> maps can be used outside Potlatch 2.
> Wow, that's all kinds of cool. Just had a play...really nifty. Looking
> forward to coming up with my own version of CycleMap that won't bore holes
> in my eyes :)
> Also, I'm impressed that you've redone Potlatch. I actually thought
> Potlatch 1 was pretty good, and far superior to the GoogleMaps
> editor...which I thought was pretty good...
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