[OSM-dev] Slippy map and zoom

Christopher Schmidt crschmidt at metacarta.com
Fri Feb 15 15:04:09 GMT 2008


On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 02:55:11PM +0000, Tom Hughes wrote:
> 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.

Hm, I took it to mean zooming to scales/zoom levels other than
factor-of-two magnitude changes. 

Regards,
-- 
Christopher Schmidt
MetaCarta




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