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

Nick Whitelegg Nick.Whitelegg at solent.ac.uk
Tue Apr 11 14:22:48 BST 2006


>great work nick

>other than the obvious things like mercator etc, any chance it can be
>done in ruby or a comparitive analysis done? Given the limited memory if
>we can just run mod_ruby and not mod_perl, mod_php... etc etc etc then
>it saves performance

It's possible, though it would involve something of a delay on progress as 
I would have to convert the existing code, also I don't know Ruby as well 
as I do PHP. That said, some bits (the database querying stuff) will be 
easy as the code is already there.

Anyone else have any opinions on this? 
Nic





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