[OSM-dev] [OSM] Informations about osmarender for Google SoC

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Tue Mar 25 14:21:02 GMT 2008

In message <47E90743.7060608 at arjam.net>
        Robert Munro <rjmunro at arjam.net> wrote:

> I would like a thing on OSM.org that lets me select an area from the
> slippy map with a draggable box (like the shift-drag feature), but
> instead of just zooming, took me to a page where I can choose from a few
> style options and parameters and download an SVG that I can load into
> inkscape, Adobe Illustrator, Xara Xtreme or whatever to edit and then
> print. It would use Osmarender on the server, but not need me to
> download or understand anything special.
> I'd be able to choose a paper size and style from a higher level of zoom
> than the level I selected the map at so that more detail is shown - font
> sizes etc. should be optimized for printing at 300dpi.
> If it could have a PDF download option built in, that would be great
> too, but svg would be a great start.

You've just described almost exactly what I am working on...


Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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