[OSM-dev] [ANNOUCEMENT] MapOSMatic: automatic generation of cities' map from OpenStreetMap data

Roeland Douma unix at rullzer.com
Fri Sep 18 14:51:47 BST 2009


First of all: Awesome!

One minor point:
I did notice that you are still using the bitmap icons on the map. This is a 
pity since the whole map is nice vector data and if you are zooming (in the 
pdf or svg version) the icons get quite ugly.

Regards,
Roeland

On Thursday 10 September 2009 10:14:35 David MENTRE wrote:
> == Short Version ==
> 
> We are pleased to announce the release of MapOSMatic, a set of tools
> to automatically generate cities' map from OpenStreetMap data.
> MapOSMatic takes care of generating a labelled grid over the map, a
> list of street with references matching the grid as well as a nice
> layout of the city if its administrative boundaries are known. For
> now, it only supports rendering French metropolitan cities' maps, but
> it will soon be extended to other parts of the world. MapOSMatic is
> Open Source / Free Software licensed under AGPLv3.
> 
> Generation of maps can be requested on-line:
>  http://maposmatic.org/
> 
> Example of generated map:
>   * Map:
>  http://maposmatic.org/smedia/chavagne.png
>  http://maposmatic.org/smedia/chavagne.pdf
> 
>   * Street index:
>  http://maposmatic.org/smedia/chavagne_index.png
>  http://maposmatic.org/smedia/chavagne_index.pdf
> 
> == Longer Version ==
> 
> = MapOSMatic =
> 
> MapOSMatic is a web application to generate maps of cities or towns,
> including index of streets, from OpenStreetMap data. It is written in
> Python.
> 
>  http://maposmatic.org/
> 
> It is made of two components:
>   * MapOSMatic, the web front-end. An application written using the
> Django framework which allows to submit and visualize map rendering
> jobs. The rendering is done in the background by a daemon called
> maposmaticd;
> 
>   * OCitySMap, the back-end that generates the map. It is available as
> a Python module, used both by the maposmaticd daemon (above) and by a
> simple command line application.
> 
> MapOSMatic is currently limited to France metropolitan area for
> several technical reasons. We are eager to get contribution helping us
> to lift up this limitation.
> 
> MapOSMatic depends on PostgreSQL, PostGIS, Mapnik, OpenStreetMap data,
> Python, Cairo and Django.
> 
> = License =
> 
> MapOSMatic is Open Source / Free Software. All maposmatic and
> ocitysmap code is licensed under GNU Affero General Public License
> 3.0.
> 
> = Contributing =
> 
> The MapOSMatic development project is hosted at Savannah:
>   http://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/maposmatic/
> 
> A development and user mailing list is available:
>   http://lists.nongnu.org/mailman/listinfo/maposmatic-dev
> 
> To clone the git repositories of modules do:
>   git clone git://git.savannah.nongnu.org/maposmatic.git
>   git clone git://git.savannah.nongnu.org/maposmatic/ocitysmap.git
> 
> To browse those git repositories, look at:
>     * http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/maposmatic.git
>     * http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/maposmatic/ocitysmap.git
> 
> Yours,
> david -- for maposmatic.org
> 
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