[talk-ph] railway being shadowed by trunk highway on mapnik

Ed Garcia eppgarcia at gmail.com
Sun Jan 2 08:59:28 GMT 2011

Hi Soeren,

Oh I see!  Thanks so much.  I've always wondered what the layer was really
for.  Now I know better.  I guess this is what they use to indicate skyways?

Thanks again.

On Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 2:24 PM, <soeren.rabenstein at email.de> wrote:

> Hi Ed
> >"Ed Garcia" <eppgarcia at gmail.com> wrote
> >Is there a way to make mapnik display the railway "over" the highway so it
> does not disappear?
> Sure there is. Add to the railroad a layer tag that has a higher value than
> the layer of the highway. Pathes with no layer tag are layer=0. So in your
> case make the railway layer=1, and tadaa: there is your railway.
> If your railway underpasses any bridges, you might need to make abjustments
> there, e.g. make the bridge layer=2.
> cheers
> soeren

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