[OSM-dev] Mapnik XML file?

Joerg Ostertag openstreetmap at ostertag.name
Sun Sep 9 14:10:23 BST 2007

Am Sonntag, 9. September 2007 13:45:47 schrieb Richard Fairhurst:
> Andreas Volz wrote:
> > What is the current way of changing the Mapnik XML file? I assume at
> > first a definition should go its way from proposed feature/icon to the
> > map features site. But who does then insert it into the XML file?
> No-one, I hope.
> I can't stress this enough - there isn't, and shouldn't be, any
> direct link from Map Features to the Mapnik (or any other) layer.
> Map Features is about standardised tags. It's not about rendering. If
> we were to include everything on Map Features on the map, it would
> look like a complete dog's breakfast.

Well, but if the people who define/propose a feature also give a possible 
rendering rule it might make things easier. You don't have to use every tag 
on the main map. But if there is a suggestion how to define the apropriate 
rule ....


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