[OSM-dev] Mapnik Stylesheets

Matthias Julius lists at julius-net.net
Wed Dec 23 23:04:03 GMT 2009

Ulf Lamping <ulf.lamping at googlemail.com> writes:

> Am 23.12.2009 23:14, schrieb Matthias Julius:
>> 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?
> To be able to write a stylesheet generator, it will be extremely helpful 
> to have more than one stylesheet example to get an idea of what people 
> are actually doing with the stylesheets :-)

Do you need example texts to be able to write a text editor? ;-)


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