[Talk-us] Need an OSM dev in PDX to make a custom vector map file

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Fri Mar 29 06:30:44 UTC 2013


> From: Bob Eddings [mailto:eddings at mac.com]
> Subject: [Talk-us] Need an OSM dev in PDX to make a custom vector map
> file
> 
> I'm working on a local design project and need to meetup with someone in
> Portland with the tools & skill to create a custom vector map of the
> Portland metro area (minus nearly all usual layers; using only street
> and highway shapes) from OSM data and that can be saved and used as a
> graphic element for a one-off print job.

You may find you get better results from a high-resolution raster map (e.g.
1200 DPI) than a vector map. For the osm.org default style this is
definitely true.

This is based on my experience with Mapnik AGG PNG output and Mapnik vector
PDF rendering for print.




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