[OSM-dev] Mapnik Stylesheets

Shaun McDonald shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Wed Dec 23 23:04:01 GMT 2009


On 23 Dec 2009, at 22:14, Matthias Julius wrote:

> Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> writes:
> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> Greg Oseid wrote:
>>> Are there other stylesheets available besides the osm.xml file that is 
>>> included with Mapnik?  
>> 
>> I think there's a lot of people who have made their own style sheets and 
>> who would be willing to share, it's just that we have not agreed on a 
>> standard way. We should really have some kind of "platform" where people 
>> can upload their styles and others can build their own variants. Could 
>> the OSM wiki be used for that, or would it be a case for "put stylesheet 
>> in SVN and make an illustrated Wiki page documenting it"?
> 
> One problem with mapnik stylesheets is that they are a chore to work
> with.  Anyone up to implementing a (graphical) stylesheet generator?
> 

That's effectively what the CloudMade style editor does, just you can't access the style sheet and host it yourself.

Shaun





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