[OSM-dev] new vmap boundaries

Artem Pavlenko artem at pavlenko.uklinux.net
Tue Jan 23 22:22:13 GMT 2007


Yep, good idea, but files can get quite large (for svn) ...???
Cheers,
-- Artem

On Tuesday 23 January 2007 21:55, Joerg Ostertag (OSM Munich/Germany) wrote:
> On Tuesday 23 January 2007 14:13, Artem Pavlenko wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I just uploaded *improved* vmap0 boundary shapefiles to $(home)/vmap0
> >  world_bnd_m.*
> > It covers the whole world (well small bit of Antarctica got chopped out
> > somehow) and it's already projected to Mercator(wgs84).
> > I'd like to modify osm.xml to reflect this.  Is /home/mapnik just
> > symlinking data etc? I can not access it from my account
>
> We should define a place where to put all this stuff. I started normalizing
> the xml files so that everything is under one subdirectory
> (/home/mapnik/*). This makes installing mapnik easier. If you have it on
> your machine installed in another directory or as another user, you should
> change /home/mapnik to your directory. But now it's only one substitute
> command and not 10 different substitutes like before. This is part one.
> The other part is that we should define a place where everyone can get the
> most detailed and newest vmap0 data. What about putting it into svn? this
> would make installing mapnik easier, because it would save another download
> and everyone could work  on improving the current vmap0 data (If ever
> needed again)?
> So I would suggest to put it in the directory
> 	http://svn.openstreetmap.org/data/vmap0/
> and adjust the directorynames in the xml File.




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