[OSM-dev] Availability of slippy map during LinuxTag 2007

Joerg Ostertag (OSM Munich/Germany) openstreetmap at ostertag.name
Mon May 28 17:37:35 BST 2007

On Monday 28 May 2007 18:14, Jon Burgess wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-05-28 at 16:59 +0200, Ralf Zimmermann wrote:
> > Hi Guys,
> >
> >  From 30-May to 02-Jun, we will represent OSM at the LinuxTag 2007 in
> > Berlin. [1]
> >
> > I expect the slippy map to be one of the important ways of showcasing
> > the status of OSM at our booth.
> >
> > I have two areas of concern:
> >
> > 1) When using the Mapnik layer a lot, we will get the tiles saying "Tile
> > download limit reached for your IP". That is not exactly what we want to
> > showcase.
> > Can this limit be removed? At least for the duration of LinuxTag?
> I have just disabled the 10k download limit for the mapnik tiles.
> Steve asked me a few days ago if we could get an admin interface to
> white list specific IPs or netblocks. It doesn't look like I'll get
> around to implementing this in the next few days.
> Alternatively you could setup your own local tile server. It isn't too
> hard to setup osm2pgsql/mapnik with either a rails server or tilecache.
> I have these setup on my home PC and can give some hints if you get
> stuck.

Sounds good. can you send me the hints on how to do it. Then I would try to 
install it on the Notebook which we take to the Linux Tag tomorrow morning.


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