[OSM-dev] OSM over Yahoo! Satellite

Christopher Schmidt crschmidt at metacarta.com
Thu Oct 25 19:16:18 BST 2007

On Fri, Oct 26, 2007 at 02:11:54AM +0800, D Tucny wrote:
> On 25/10/2007, Christopher Schmidt <crschmidt at metacarta.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Thu, Oct 25, 2007 at 03:34:33PM +0100, Dave Stubbs wrote:
> > > It's possible -- but you'd need to create a different tile set.
> >
> > Done.
> >
> > http://t3.hypercube.telascience.org/tiles/1.0.0/osm-merc-google-hybrid/13/2477/3030.png
> > is one tile in the set. You can see it in action at
> >
> > http://labs.metacarta.com/osm/over-yahoo/?zoom=13&lat=5216129.69185&lon=-7913735.73909&layers=BFTF
> >
> > Turn the opacity slider all the way to full on the tileset labeled with
> > my name, and you'll see transparent tiles over Yahoo satellite.
> Looks very cool! Just noticed something a bit odd though, guess it might be
> something to do with the yahoo stuff, but, double clicking to zoom in, got
> to maximum zoom, double clicked some more which re-centred the image, then
> it seemed to stop moving the OSM layer, after that only the yahoo layer was
> moving around until I zoomed back out again, this was dragging or using the
> arrow buttons... But, apart from that, very cool :)

Yeah. that's some weirdness with the Yahoo API in OpenLayers which I
haven't yet worked out. It's on the back of my mind, but not a high

Christopher Schmidt

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