[OSM-dev] no hebrew letters in mapnik layer
jburgess777 at googlemail.com
Wed Oct 8 16:09:58 BST 2008
I updated the server before the planet update today so those tile are
all being rendered now.
2008/10/8 Tal <tal.bav at gmail.com>:
> You're a magician,
> the attached tile looks perfect!
> It would be great to have the mapnik layer generated that way.
> On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 2:13 PM, Jon Burgess <jburgess777 at googlemail.com>
>> On Tue, 2008-10-07 at 14:17 +0200, Tal wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> > I'm not sure if this is the right list for this question. Sorry if
>> > it's not.
>> > Why are there no Hebrew letters displayed in mapnik layer of the osm
>> > site?
>> > 1) a link to osmarender layer with some streets with Hebrew names:
>> > http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=32.32298&lon=34.85931&zoom=16&layers=0B00FFF
>> > 2) a link to the same place, but rendered by mapnik:
>> > http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=32.32298&lon=34.85931&zoom=16&layers=B000FFF
>> > Note that the map doesn't show the street names.
>> How does the attached tile look to you?
>> The problem is that Mapnik does not handle non-Arabic right-to-left
>> strings. I used that attached patch to generate this tile. If you say
>> the output looks OK then I'll forward to the Mapnik developers and apply
>> it on the OSM tile server.
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