[OSM-dev] "Retina" tiles - best way to support them?

Igor Brejc igor.brejc at gmail.com
Thu Jul 5 16:05:25 BST 2012

On Thu, Jul 5, 2012 at 9:44 AM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:

>  If I do this in Firefox on my desktop machine, there's hardly any
> difference between the two, as OL downscales the images from 512x512 to
> 256x256 for display. Only if you right-click on an image will you see that
> it is indeed bigger than normal.
Actually, the text rendering does look better even on the desktop,
especially on very small texts. But I guess you could achieve the same
effect by downsampling the tile on the server side, without the need for
transmitting 512x512 tiles.

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