[OSM-dev] Osmarender: Produce SVG maps for mobile phones (SVG TINY/BASIC)

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Wed May 9 15:37:12 BST 2007


> I don't think it is such a good idea to steer Osmarender away from SVG
> features that are not supported by SVG mobile. This could
> signigificantly reduce the features offered by the full SVG  
> created  by
> Osmarenderer since SVG tiny lacks a lot of SVG Full features.

But on 29th January, on this list, you wrote:

> Using Illustrator, I converted one of the OSM maps from SVG to SVG  
> Tiny .
> The resulting map was identical as far as I can figure. The only  
> thing which
> differs from the full blown SVG map is that the navigation keys on  
> the left
> are not working. This happens because according to the  
> specification the SVG
> Tiny platform does not support events (which is not such a major
> restriction, since this map will be used on mobile phones anyway).
> So, I belive that SVG Tiny is powerful enough to visualise OSM maps  
> without
> any problems.

At that time it sounded as if we could use SVG tiny without loss of  


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