[OSM-newbies] Understanding tiles

SteveC steve at asklater.com
Thu Mar 22 21:46:51 GMT 2007


Lars Aronsson wrote:
> I'm looking at the slippy map at
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/index.html?lat=57.154&lon=15.556&zoom=14
> The Mapnik layer shows "more OSM coming soon" and the Osmarender 
> layer shows a road (in red color, highway=primary) coming from the 
> west and ending right there.
> But when I click "Edit" I can see that this way continues to the 
> east.  What now?  How long before Mapnik tiles "coming soon" and 
> why does the Osmarender have the tile 14/8899/5006.png but only 
> blank for the next tile to the right 14/8900/5066.png ?  The same 
> border is found at other zoom levels (14/8900, 13/4450 and 
> 12/2225).
> Perhaps the slippy map could provide a link (another tab?) that 
> explains the current state of tile rendering at the current point?

have fun,

SteveC steve at asklater.com http://www.asklater.com/steve/

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