[OSM-dev] Slippy map and zoom

Nick Black nickblack1 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 14 15:02:59 GMT 2008


On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 2:15 PM, John McKerrell <john at mckerrell.net> wrote:
> For these features, and more, head over to http://johnmckerrell.com/
>  map/#t=mapnik ;-)

The tiles seem to load faster on your site - is the MM client
performing magic that OL isn't?

>
>  John
>
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>  On 14 Feb 2008, at 14:08, Robert (Jamie) Munro wrote:
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>  > Tom Hughes wrote:
>  > | In message <Pine.LNX.4.64.0802141201220.13951 at localhost.localdomain>
>  > |         Lars Aronsson <lars at aronsson.se> wrote:
>  > |
>  > |> When I use the scroll wheel to zoom in and out of the slippy map,
>  > |> whether on www.openstreetmap.org, maps.yahoo.com, or
>  > |> maps.google.com, the screen goes blank for a short while before
>  > |> the tiles of the new zoom level arrive.  At Google Maps, some red
>  > |> corners move about showing whether I'm zooming in or out.
>  > |>
>  > |> Would it be possible, in JavaScript, to show the existing tiles,
>  > |> rescaled by the browser, until the new tiles arrive?
>  > |
>  > | When OpenLayers can do that, then yes we will do it. As it happens
>  > | that is going to be in the next release I believe.
>  > |
>  > |> If this was possible, I guess the browser could also emulate finer
>  > |> grades (half-levels) of zooming.  It would make for a less bumpy
>  > |> user experience.
>  > |
>  > | That is also something that the next release of OL is expected to
>  > | be able to do I believe.
>  >
>  > While we are at it, please can we add a draggable zoom indicator
>  > thing,
>  > like on every other online map that exists (including our own maps at
>  > http://informationfreeway.com/, http://tiles.openstreetmap.nl/,
>  > http://www.frankieandshadow.com/osm/ and other probably places).
>  >
>  > Robert (Jamie) Munro
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