[OSM-dev] Slippy map and zoom

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Fri Feb 15 14:55:11 GMT 2008

In message <20080215145149.GA12082 at alta.metacarta.com>
        Christopher Schmidt <crschmidt at metacarta.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 01:06:32PM +0000, Tom Hughes wrote:
>> > 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.
> Not for OSM tiles: fractional zoom is only for services that allow
> arbitrary bbox requests.

I was interpreting that as asking for animated zoom, where you
have apparent fractional zooms as it zooms in. I might have been
reading it wrong though.


Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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