[talk-au] Overmapping?

Liz edodd at billiau.net
Wed Feb 24 19:59:49 GMT 2010

On Thu, 25 Feb 2010, Roy Wallace wrote:
> > but clutter the map
> > display, especially on GPS units. With three times as much nodes per
> > meter of the street(the actual road + 2 footways), data processing and
> > editing is getting ever more resource hungry.
> This, on the other hand, may well be true. But IMHO this is NOT a
> reason to limit what gets entered into the OSM database, but simply to
> *pre-process* the OSM data (filtering out unwanted details as desired)
> prior to loading onto the GPS unit.
i agree.
perhaps a cyclist would want the roads removed for some styles of map

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