[OSM-dev] [OSM] Informations about osmarender for Google SoC
Martijn van Oosterhout
kleptog at gmail.com
Thu Mar 27 08:09:56 GMT 2008
On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 11:48 AM, Martijn Pannevis
<openstreetmap at panman.nl> wrote:
> However, I do have one question: The current discussion seems to lean
> towards Osmarender. Personally I'd rather see a Mapnik style editor. I
> do realize that serving maps with different styles takes computing power
> on the server end, rather than on the client end, but I do think that a
> setup where custom maps are generated on a server makes more sense: Also
> because larger map sets will usually be served from some server,
> generating them on the server for me makes more sense.
FWIW, the NL tileserver hosts a simple instance allowing people to
customise mapnik rules and see the result. It's not terribly clever
though, it's basically a big edit box. It has however allowed people
to change the stylesheets and see what the result looks like.
I don't have aURL handy, but I'm sure I can find it if you're interested.
Have a nice day,
Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog at gmail.com> http://svana.org/kleptog/
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