[OSM-dev] MapFeatures.XML which one is right?
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Sun Nov 19 15:19:15 GMT 2006
./utils/osmarender/osm-map-features.xml is the definitive file for
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
> > a slightly different idea as to what makes a good colour scheme for a
> > though, so we'll have to reach some sort of consensus.
> I see some different MapFeatures.xml stylish files.
> This is not the direction where we can get a consensus to our tagging
> 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
> 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
> in two osm-derivated-applications. But none of them rendered in every
> 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
> master of all derived xy-features.xml. I think only this way we can get
> tagging system consistent.
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