[Tagging] Route names that aren’t names

Kevin Kenny kevin.b.kenny at gmail.com
Sat Mar 28 23:42:37 UTC 2020

On Sat, Mar 28, 2020 at 7:17 PM Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:
>> I fully understand the difficulty with rendering only from route
>> relations. I maintain a renderer that does it.  It still needs some
>> serious programming if it is to scale to handle minutely updates
>> against the planet.  The project has, to put it mildly, less than my
>> highest priority, since Paul and Sarah have quite sternly discouraged
>> me from pursuing the approach that I took to the problem. The issue is
>> that the rendering servers are already grievously overloaded, and any
>> new functionality such as this needs to come at essentially zero cost
>> at render time, and only negligible cost at the time of minutely
>> updates. I've not been clever enough to meet that challenge, and while
>> new ideas might come to me, I've so far come up empty.
>  Which Paul?  I'm on Team Relation here.  It's been 13 years, relations really need to be treated like any other primative.

Sorry, Paul Norman and Sarah Hoffmann.  I understand what they're up
against, I really do. And they can afford even less time and energy
for this than I can.
73 de ke9tv/2, Kevin

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