[OSM-dev] OSM front page design concept

Richard Weait richard at weait.com
Sun Feb 21 16:50:16 GMT 2010


On Sun, Feb 21, 2010 at 6:25 AM, Tom Hughes <tom at compton.nu> wrote:
> On 21/02/10 11:17, Stefan Breunig wrote:
>> While at it OpenLayers' handling of different map styles should be
>> integrated into this central place instead of the additional zoom button
>> in the upper right corner. Same for perma/shortlink, although these
>> should be implemented like Yahoo does (it changes the anchor part of the
>> current URL, allowing normal browser functions like bookmarking properly).
>
> If you look at http://maps.compton.nu/ which is my personal site you'll
> see that I've been playing with doing exactly that for the permalink ;-)

Tom, this is wonderful.  Having the correct "permalink" in the
location bar all the time is great!  Good job.  Is this a change you
can send back to OpenLayers?
http://maps.compton.nu/#zoom=12&lat=43.70636&lon=-79.47841&layers=B000000000000000




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