[OSM-dev] Creating Easy Map Embedding

David Earl david at frankieandshadow.com
Mon Oct 22 15:06:26 BST 2007

On 22/10/2007 15:01, David Earl wrote:
> Would an index be too big to distribute? If we worked on zoom 12 tiles, 
> you'd want say 100 bytes for mapping each tile index to the relevant 
> server (which I'd allocate at random and shuffle around as tiles are 
> updated) the index would be about 160Mb: big, but not enormous

And that's a naive implementation. If the servers were represented by 
just a number and a separate lookup table, we'd only need say 8 bytes 
per entry plus the lookup table, say 15Mb


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