[OSM-talk-be] Support OSM in public administration (economy)

Ivo van den Maagdenberg ivo.vdmaagdenberg at pandora.be
Thu Mar 11 22:46:39 GMT 2010


On Mon, 8 Mar 2010, Nicolas Pettiaux wrote:

> Unfortunately, I have no experience with the layers that could be used
> (some good examples, for someone who likes to ski, cycle or sail like
> Jean are http://openpistemap.org/ et )http://www.opencyclemap.org/ and
> http://www.openseamap.org/)
>
> I suppose some examples of the use of layers and how to use them can
> be found at
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/OpenLayers ( who has used them ?)
>
Taking apart the sites that you mention as examples from the html and 
javascript perspective is not too hard. It is a good idea to suggest 
looking at http://tile.openstreetmap.nl (view source with CTRL-U in 
firefox) and by extension http://openfietskaart.nl/index.html. There are 
people in the Netherlands that host this server and can be reached on the 
talk-nl mailinglist and through the IRC #osm-nl for technical osm related 
things. And please have them post here too of course :)

When these people want to start rendering their own layers on top of 
openstreetmap data as a first attempt, they must look into a combination 
of mapnik + mod_tile + apache http server. mapnik is able to read data 
from shape files, postgres/postgis database, gdal, ogr and some more data 
sources.

Kind regards,
Ivom




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