[OSM-dev] OpenStreetMap Carto release v3.0.0

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Thu Dec 22 07:10:31 UTC 2016

Dear all,

Today, v3.0.0 of the openstreetmap-carto stylesheet (the default
stylesheet on openstreetmap.org) has been released.

Major changes include

- Mapnik 3 is now required
- CartoCSS 0.16.x is now required
- Official Tilemill support is dropped
- Shapefiles are downloaded with a new python script

Changes include

- Noto Naskh is now used for Arabic
- Visual impact of campsites and quarries reduced below z13
- Wilderness huts rendered
- Subway entrances rendered

Thanks to all the contributors for this release including jojo4u, a new 

For a full list of commits, see

As always, we welcome any bug reports at

See also http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/pnorman/diary/40114 for diary 

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