[Talk-us] What should a US map of OSM data look like

Richard Weait richard at weait.com
Sun Sep 18 14:32:28 BST 2011


On Sun, Sep 18, 2011 at 12:51 AM, Jeffrey Ollie <jeff at ocjtech.us> wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 17, 2011 at 6:28 PM, Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:
>> On Mon, 2011-09-12 at 18:41 -0400, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
>>>
>>> Render shields at lower resolutions, since the US is not as dense as the UK.
>>
>> I'm curious how we'll handle this given the sheer number of route
>> shields.
>
> A table like this:
>
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Custom_Highway_Shields
>
> with SVGs that can be matched to routes based upon various tags is
> they way to go I think.  Although the renderer itself probably won't
> use a Wiki page, but the idea is there.

"If you tag them; they will render."



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