[OSM-dev] rendering: mad ideas

Tommy Persson tpe at ida.liu.se
Fri Mar 24 15:05:44 GMT 2006

Ben Gimpert <ben at somethingmodern.com> writes:

> Nah, I wouldn't mess around with threads and session tracking and all
> that complicated stuff.  Why shouldn't every single edit result in the
> upload of a tiny image that the client has already (effectively)
> rendered?  A 20k PNG for every edit is probably not a big deal,
> especially if clients are good about drag-n'-drop.

I do not understand this discussion.  Why should all programs that
changes data in OSM be required to render tiles exactly in the same
way as the applet renders them?  This seems to be a requirement that
will hinder development of applications.

/Tommy Persson

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