[OSM-dev] Trial clickable POI layer

Sven Braun sven.braun at gmx.de
Thu Sep 27 13:55:21 BST 2007

Sorry @all
I found the mistake by myself.
The Icons are shown, but on an wrong position.
maybe the projection ist wrong ?

Sven Braun schrieb:
> Hi,
> I want to use the clickable layer too.
> therefore i used the samples of this mailinglist, but it doesnt work.
> i put a small txt file on my server and create an text layer which 
> wouldnt be
> shown.
> can anybody help me to find my mistake ?
> many thanks and a nice day
> sven
> Martijn van Oosterhout schrieb:
>> Hi,
>> I've played with OL today and with some help from crschmidt I got the
>> following working:
>> http://kleptog.org/temp/test3.html
>> It displays a mapnik map, with POIs over the top. Now, they basic
>> functionality, but:
>> 1. There's a lot of POIs in some areas. It maxes out a displaying 100,
>> but we probably need to come up with a better algorithm.
>> 2. The icons suck, but they're only ones I could find quickly. I'm
>> thinking of extracting the icons from Osmarender.
>> 3. Only a few tag types are supported, basically the ones I could find
>> images for. Actually, I suppose the POI rules could be copied from
>> osmarender too...
>> 4. The popups suck rocks too. Anybody know a site with OL popups that
>> don't suck?
>> One direction is see for this is a public transport layer, displaying
>> bus stops and stuff, but I couldn't find any suitable images for
>> anything other than trains.
>> I think this method is better than the POIs on the tiles, since here
>> we can make them selectable (choose which things to see).
>> Anyway, if people like it I'll move it to dev, so it'll be much
>> snappier. Just after I work out how to create a postgres db there...
>> Have a nice day,
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