[OSM-dev] MapFeatures.XML which one is right?

80n 80n80n at gmail.com
Sun Nov 19 15:19:15 GMT 2006


./utils/osmarender/osm-map-features.xml is the definitive file for
Osmarender.

80n

On 11/19/06, Joerg Ostertag (OSM Munich/Germany) <
openstreetmap at ostertag.name> wrote:
>
> ...
>
> > OK will have a go at adding stuff to the XML file. Guess everyone will
> have
> > a slightly different idea as to what makes a good colour scheme for a
> map
> > though, so we'll have to reach some sort of consensus.
>
> I see some different MapFeatures.xml stylish files.
> ./websites/freemap-npe/freemap.xml
> ./freemap/freemap.xml
> ./utils/mapnik/osm.xml
> ./utils/josm/annotation_presets/mapfeatures.xml
> ./utils/rendercontrol/Files/freemap.xml
> ./utils/rendercontrol/Files/osm-map-features.xml
> ./utils/osm-pdf-atlas/map-features.xml
> ./utils/osmarender/osm-map-features.xml
> ./data/freemap.xml
> ./data/elemstyles.xml
>
> This is not the direction where we can get a consensus to our tagging
> scheme.
> What will happen: Someone just adds a tag to his favorite file and the tag
> gets rendered in his favorite application; but ... no one else will see
> this
> feature in any other map rendered by another application. So someone else
> invents another tag and then only adds it to his xy-feature.xml-stylefile.
> From now on we have two tags meaning the same but only half of them
> rendered
> in two osm-derivated-applications. But none of them rendered in every
> osm-derivated-application.
> If you think this is good.... keep on going this way.
> If not ....
>
> So, please can we define a central MapFeatures.xml File (NOW!!!) which is
> the
> master of all derived xy-features.xml. I think only this way we can get
> our
> tagging system consistent.
>
>
> -
>
> Joerg
>
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