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

Artem Pavlenko artem.mapnik at googlemail.com
Tue Feb 12 16:01:20 GMT 2008

On 10 Feb 2008, at 13:48, J.D. Schmidt wrote:

> Artem, could you take a look ?

Yep, working on this!
> -------- 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.
> Dutch

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