[OSM-dev] Mapnik Stylesheets

Ulf Lamping ulf.lamping at googlemail.com
Wed Dec 23 23:23:55 GMT 2009

Am 24.12.2009 00:04, schrieb Matthias Julius:
> 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? ;-)

Yes, you need example texts to be able to write a text editor! ;-)

Regards, ULFL

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