[OSM-dev] [Fwd: Re: [OSM-talk] Label inconsistency: right-to-left label is printed backward]

J.D. Schmidt jdsmobile at gmail.com
Sun Feb 10 13:48:09 GMT 2008

Artem, could you take a look ?

-------- Original Meddelelse --------
Moshe Sayag skrev:
> When a place is labeled in Hebrew (which is written right-to-left) it
> appears correctly in the T at H browser, but backward in OSM slippy map.
> For example, see how the label of the city of Ashkelon is printed in each
> map:
> Correct: http://tah.openstreetmap.org/Browse/?x=4882&y=3335&z=13&layer=tile
> Incorrect: http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=32.634&lon=35.2967&zoom=12
> How can this be fixed? Is this is a problem with the SVG renderer?

Not unless you want the T at H tiles to be written backwards too.
T at H uses the svg rendering via Osmarender.

The OSM slippy map default layer uses Mapnik. I'm sure Artem will be
along shortly, with an explanation and a fix.


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