[OSM-dev] Upcoming openstreetmap-carto changes

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Wed Jul 23 01:51:24 UTC 2014


v2.17.0 of the openstreetmap-carto stylesheet has been released, though 
not yet deployed on tile.osm.org.

Significant changes include

* Rendering other shop values with a generic icon 
(https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/pull/604)
* Rendering wider road shields, and converting the road shields to SVGs 
(https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/pull/694)
* Cleaning up path rendering on low zooms 
(https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/pull/747)
* Improving highway=track name rendering 
(https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/pull/748)
* Rendering access=permissive the same as access=yes (or no access) 
(https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/pull/742)
* Waterway cleanups 
(https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/pull/722, and others)
* Assorted code cleanups

https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/compare/v2.16.0...v2.17.0 
has a full list of commits.

We are still very much cleaning up a lot of messy CartoCSS brought over 
from the Mapnik XML

Some interesting stuff under discussion

* Multi-line road shield rendering: 
https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/pull/750
* Rendering ref from route relationships: 
https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/issues/596
* Moving ordering of road rendering to SQL: 
https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/pull/626
* Moving to YAML for project layers: 
https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/issues/711



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