[OSM-talk] Osmarender 1.3 with support for symbols and nested rules

Tom Carden tom at tom-carden.co.uk
Tue Apr 11 09:00:31 BST 2006


On 4/11/06, Erik Johansson <erjohan at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> First of all I don't think you really need textpath, just rotate the
> name to fit the direction of the street. That's doable without
> textpath, but might be harder to figure out.

Well, that's what the applet does now with segments but there are lots
of places where it's inadequate.  Lots of streets are curvy!

>
> A harder problem is placing the names, so they don't overlap...
>

Yep, that's the tricky bit.  At least with a rich and featureful SVG
export, there will be less to tweak by hand.

Tom.




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