[Talk-ca] What should a Canadian style map look like?

Yves Moisan yves.moisan at boreal-is.com
Tue Sep 13 16:12:39 BST 2011


> The question of long-distance northern roads is a question of 
> information density. At low zooms, the Canadian map can seem pretty 
> empty if we follow rules appropriate to higher density countries 
> (Guten Tag, Deutschland). Is there a way of changing the rendering 
> threshold for, say, towns so that empty parts of the map would have 
> smaller centres rendered?
>
Good point.  One thing that bugs me is that we need to zoom in quite a 
bit to see highway and road numbers.  Compare with Google maps for any 
particular area.  OSM at low zoom levels is rather empty even for 
southern Québec.

Cheers,

Yves



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