[OSM-dev] coastline

Andy Allan gravitystorm at gmail.com
Mon Aug 18 15:06:25 BST 2008

On Sun, Aug 10, 2008 at 11:37 PM, Jon Burgess
<jburgess777 at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-08-07 at 11:10 -0700, SteveC wrote:
>> anyone able to help with this?
>> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=-36.8485&lon=174.7679&zoom=14&layers=B00FTF
> The coastline shapefile generator on hypercube has been offline for the
> past few weeks. I've run the coastcheck tool on the latest planet dump
> to update the shapefiles with the current data.
> The new data fixes the problem on the link above (may require a browser
> refresh). The fix may not show up for all zooms until the bulk
> re-rendering starts again on Wednesday.

Can you make the new replacement shapefiles available for download
(even as just part of the world_boundaries-spherical.tgz download)?
I'm happy to update the docs on the wiki [1][2] since coastlines are
about the most unexpectedly confusing part of the whole rendering


[1] http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Coastline#Main_Mapnik_Layer
[2] http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Mapnik#World_Boundaries

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