[Talk-us] Highway Tagging Consensus to Improve OSM (and address some of 41 latitude's concerns)

Alex Mauer hawke at hawkesnest.net
Tue Oct 26 16:46:54 BST 2010


On 10/26/2010 09:11 AM, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
>> Attached are the bitmaps of the shield that is "poorly-designed for
>> display in a limited number of pixels."  The first one is 39x39 pixels,
>> and the second is 20x20 pixels.  Both are quite readable.
>
> It's actually 17x17 that you want:
> http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/b8/Colorado_7.svg/17px-Colorado_7.svg.png

Where does this number come from?

Is it not possible to render an icon at any size we want?  Yes, if it’s 
too big it will not work on the map, but I think 20×20 is quite 
reasonable (and readable).




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