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

Ian Dees ian.dees at gmail.com
Fri Oct 29 20:11:35 BST 2010


On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 1:51 PM, Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 2:24 PM, Val Kartchner <val42k at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2010-10-27 at 15:17 -0400, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
> >> On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 2:04 AM, Val Kartchner <val42k at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> > Sorry to disappoint, but the 17x17 example that you gave is quite
> >> > readable.
> >> Not nearly as readable as a lone 7.
> >>
> >> > I've attached another 17x17 that is also readable. Since
> >> > readability at 17x17 is demonstrably not an issue, what is your real
> >> > objection to route-specific shields?
> >> Clutter and legibility.
> >
> > Nathan,
> >
> > So, your problem is not the size of the shields but the route-type
> > specific shields themselves?
>
> It was never the size, but the way the specific shields cram more into
> the same area.


This happens because all of the renderers currently use ways to determine
where to place shields. When we switch over to using route relations (and
the geometry is very long) Mapnik can be much smarter about where and how
often to place shields.
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