[Talk-transit] NOVAM is back

Christoph Böhme christoph at b3e.net
Wed Oct 28 22:54:25 GMT 2009


Peter Miller <peter.miller at itoworld.com> schrieb:

> 
> On 27 Oct 2009, at 22:58, Shaun McDonald wrote:
> 
> > Looking good, I'm thinking of adding timetable_case=yes/no/empty to
> > the list of required fields.
> 
> A couple of other thoughts.
> 
> It would be great to have a full screen option which I could then  
> print out and take with me as a quick way of highlighting sites that  
> need to be visited.

I have printing on my todo list already. Should hopefully be doable by
just changing the stylesheet. Do you only want the map or also a list
of stops?

> Could we use a symbol that allowed up to highlight the bearing for  
> stops where this is available? We really don't need to use a symbol  
> for a bus stop because they are currently all bus stops, however the  
> bearing can often be very suspect - particularly in London btw and  
> nice visual way of presenting it can be very handy. If we do this I  
> suggest the stop should stick out at 90 degrees to the direction of  
> travel (ie 90 degrees anticlockwise from the bearing itself for
> places where we drive on the left) so that the symbols for a pair of
> bus stops in either side of the road stick out at 180 degrees to
> each other if that makes sense.

Nice idea and it is easy to do. I just need to draw some new icons and
add a "colour" scheme that looks at the bearing tag. I put it on the
todo-list.

Cheers,
Christoph

> 
> Regards,
> 
> 
> 
> Peter
> 
> 
> 
> >
> > Shaun
> >
> > On 27 Oct 2009, at 22:21, Christoph Böhme wrote:
> >
> >> I've updated Novam. It now supports multiple colour schemes and
> >> also highlights errors in the tagging of stops.
> >>
> >> At the moment three colour schemes are defined:
> >>
> >> 1. The original Birmingham one
> >> 2. Chris Hill's colour scheme for Hull (with slightly different
> >> colours
> >> though)
> >> 3. Peter Miller's colour scheme which should work for most of the
> >> UK (please tell me if you rather not have the colour scheme named
> >> after you)
> >>
> >> These colour schemes should work but they might need some fine  
> >> tuning.
> >>
> >> Additional colour schemes can easily be added. If you are
> >> interested in
> >> writing one have a look at [1]. The file lacks documentation but it
> >> should be clear from the three existing schemes how schemes are
> >> defined.
> >>
> >> Christoph
> >>
> >> [1] http://mappa-mercia.org/novam/scripts/Novam/Schemes.js
> >>
> >>
> >> Christoph Boehme <christoph at b3e.net> schrieb:
> >>
> >>> Good Morning,
> >>>
> >>> this is just to let you know that NOVAM is working again. It can
> >>> be found on http://mappa-mercia.org/novam . Please update any old
> >>> links and booksmarks.
> >>>
> >>> Since I decided not to implement a merging functionality on the
> >>> website I have removed most of the old user interface elements and
> >>> made the NOVAM viewer the new interface. Please tell me if you
> >>> miss any functionality from the old user interface.
> >>>
> >>> I will update the colour coding of the bus stops at the weekend.
> >>>
> >>> Cheers,
> >>> Christoph
> >>>
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