[OSM-dev] map projection and scale distortion

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Wed Apr 16 17:26:16 BST 2008


In message <1e68ba6b0804160918h41b18622qddc77496314963f4 at mail.gmail.com>
          "Raghu Ram" <raghuram.nadiminti at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 9:33 PM, Tom Hughes <tom at compton.nu> wrote:
> 
> > In message <1e68ba6b0804160851o311bc0ebs61f780a3f64fc272 at mail.gmail.com>
> >           "Raghu Ram" <raghuram.nadiminti at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > >  I see that the map projection being used by mapnik slippy map is the
> > one
> > > that google uses too. Google maps has this dynamic scale bar where as
> > OSM
> > > doesn't have any.
> >
> > As of a few hours ago we do have a scale bar. You might need to flush
> > your browser cache (or do ctrl/shift reload) to get it though.
> 
>  I flushed my browser cache. Still i cannot see any dynamic scale bar. Its
> static in the sense that the scale doesn't change with the latitude in
> focus.

Well I guess that's a bug in OpenLayers then ;-)

Tom

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