[OSM-talk-ie] Web page map of Dublin Streets but with name:ga shown.

Brian Hollinshead brian at hollinshead.net
Fri Aug 20 13:27:46 UTC 2021


Thanks John,
That will do fine.
Best


On Fri, 20 Aug 2021 at 13:55, John Kennedy <jkennedyie at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Brian, all.
> I think we used to have an Irish language version of the map tiles on
> wherever the openstreetmap.ie maps used to be but that site is no more.
> maps.openstreetmap.ie?
>
> I see OpenMapTiles has a vector tiles in the Irish language that can be
> explored here...
> https://openmaptiles.org/languages/ga/#14.03/53.34414/-6.25909
>
> Best/
>  - John
>
> On Fri, 20 Aug 2021 at 12:55, Andy Townsend <ajt1047 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On 11/08/2021 15:40, Colm Moore wrote:
> > > If you set your device's settings to Irish, then OSM will pick up on
> > that and serve the Irish language names. However, everything in your
> device
> > will also be Irish.
> >
> > Maybe I'm getting hold of the wrong end of the stick here, but that
> > won't change the language used to create the map tiles at any of the
> > maps at openstreetmap.org .
> >
> > You can also change the _website_ language using "locale" as part of the
> > URL, so:
> >
> >
> >
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/917824441?locale=DE#map=15/53.3243/-6.2309
> >
> > shows things like "Weg" instead of "Way".  Using:
> >
> >
> >
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/917824441?locale=GA#map=15/53.3243/-6.2309
> >
> > does show "Way: Bóthar Anglesea (917824441)" at the top left, but still
> > "Anglesea Road" on all the map tiles.  The website doesn't appear to
> > have much translated into GA so it still says "Way:".
> >
> > As an aside,
> >
> >
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/917824441?locale=GD#map=15/53.3243/-6.2309
> > seems to show more site text translated than "GA" does.
> >
> > If you want to show map tiles with GA names you (or someone) will need
> > to create them.
> >
> > Best Regards,
> >
> > Andy
> >
> >
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