[OSM-dev] JSON/GeoJSON output format for 0.6 api
richard at systemeD.net
Wed May 27 14:20:26 BST 2009
Ed Loach wrote:
> Is there anywhere though that z13 Yahoo imagery is of any use?
Sure. It's ok for lakes, woods, built-up areas, that sort of thing.
I'm just looking at somewhere near Rhayader and it's pretty useful.
> I like Shaun's suggestion of defaulting to z17 and let users zoom
So would I, if I too lived somewhere with more people than sheep. The
problem with that is when (say) you want to edit a lake somewhere in
mid-Wales, you navigate to it using View as per usual, then click
"Edit", and that zooms in to somewhere with absolutely no data. At
which point you send a message to talk@ saying "where has the data
gone I blame Potlatch pls to revert the changeset omgwtfbbq" - I'm not
joking - and we all get a headache.
From a usability point of view the View and Edit tabs should be
equivalent - i.e. wherever you're viewing, clicking 'Edit' preserves
We currently have a JS alert at z1-z10 saying "zoom in to edit map",
and we italicise the tab to show that it's not clickable. (It should
really be z1-z12, I'm not sure why it isn't.)
This is good. If it were context-sensitive depending on the amount of
data in the area, it would be wonderful.
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