[OSM-talk] Prototype OSM renderer showing road types, place names and contours

David Groom reviews at pacific-rim.net
Tue Apr 11 10:18:02 BST 2006


Looks promising

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <nick at hogweed.org>
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Sent: Tuesday, April 11, 2006 9:04 AM
Subject: [OSM-talk] Prototype OSM renderer showing road types,place names 
and contours


> Hello everyone,
>
> Mentioned this on the dev list already, but this probably has general
> interest: I am starting to develop an alternative OSM map renderer, which
> highlights different types of segment (road, path etc) as well as showing
> place names and points of interest. It also shows contours derived from 
> NASA
> SRTM height data.
>
> This can be found at
>
> http://nick.dev.openstreetmap.org/index.php
>
> and at the moment covers the whole of the UK.
>
> The places which show up the best at the moment (from where I've looked so
> far, anyhow) are Southampton, Weybridge, the area of north London at the
> southern end of the M1 and (for countryside data) the New Forest and
> Petersfield/Haslemere area.
>
> Note that it's highly imperfect at the moment (in particular, street names 
> are
> not shown).
>
> Nick
>
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