[OSM-dev] New release of snapshot server
gravitystorm at gmail.com
Mon Jan 23 22:51:26 GMT 2012
Snapshot Server is a rails app that can host .osm files and serve them
out via map calls. The main use for this is to serve Vector Background
Layers to clients like Potlatch 2 to help with mapping.
The latest release allows one installed version to host multiple
projects, which is a huge gain and the single most asked-for feature.
In addition, I've given the user interface an overhaul and there's a
per-project breakdown of "completion" stats. You can see an example
installation, being used for a UK-based cycling project currently in
the demo stages, at
Code is available on github, and I'm happy to provide support and
answer any questions. Thanks go to Cyclestreets for funding further
development work last week.
I hope this will encourage more people to think "background layer"
rather than "bulk import" next time they have an interesting .osm file
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