[OSM-dev] Tiles at home - meta-info for tilesets not individual tiles?

Dirk-Lüder Kreie osm-list at deelkar.net
Sun May 20 23:41:40 BST 2007

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OJW schrieb:
> Is someone willing to modify tiles at home client so that each upload contains 
> *only* tiles in one tileset?
> If so, we could store upload information just for the z-12.
> Unfortunately, that would mean that we need to search and delete any tiles in 
> that area which weren't uploaded, otherwise an existing tile which you didn't 
> overwrite would be tagged with your username. 
> Maybe this needs to have the "force render of all 1376 images" turned on in 
> the client, so that the first step of checking an upload is to see that it 
> has every image expected.

Currently this will not work, because some tilesets are larger than the
maximum zip filesize handled by the server.

I'm not sure how much work is needed serverside to increase said limit.

> Will this cause all sorts of confusion when uploads are dropped because a 
> blank z-17 image is missing?

yes, probably.

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