[Talk-us] Highway Tagging Consensus to Improve OSM (and address some of 41 latitude's concerns)
hawke at hawkesnest.net
Tue Oct 26 18:02:58 BST 2010
On 10/26/2010 10:50 AM, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
> The actual size of a circular 7 shield generated by Mapnik.
Yeah, but is it set in stone that it Cannot Be Larger Than It Is Now? I
doubt it. And I feel that gaining the ability to have state-specific
shields is worth giving up a tiny bit of space.
>> 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
> It's a tradeoff where bigger shields reduce the space for other features.
Sure, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t adjust to give a little more
space to highway shields.
Not that we have to or should follow the lead of other map sites, but it
seems like 17×17 is a pretty bare minimum.
Mapquest US highway: 24×22
Mapquest Interstate: 22×23
Mapquest generic state: 22×18
Google US highway: 22×22
Google Interstate: 20×21
Google generic state: 24×16
Yahoo US highway: 17×17
Yahoo Interstate: 17×18
Yahoo generic state: 22×13
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