[OSM-talk] web site map enhancement, los angeles
blarson at blars.org
Thu Apr 6 16:07:00 BST 2006
In article <16e8cf860604050428q6e9c9e55n78c54654bc0e986 at mail.gmail.com> you write:
>For the time being, you can get it out of the
>permalink URL in the view tab, but I assume you knew that.
No, it wasn't obvious from what I've done so far.
>> Show scale (Show how big a Km, mile or whatever is)
>Needs a scale gif/png generating for each zoom level, and a bit of
>work in tiles.js.
A separate image would be fine with me.
>> Allow map selection by lat/long
>Good plan. For now, you can type the URL in yourself, but you
>probably knew that...
Again, not obvious.
>When you say "java thingy didn't work" what do you mean. What OS,
>Java version, browser etc are you running, and how did it not work?
>Did anything load, did you see any errors? Sounds like a bug to me!
I use mozilla with moderatly paranoid settings, so many web pages
don't work. I tried allowing cookies and allowing java, but that
didn't seem to be enough. Debian unstable. I think openoffice.org
uses java, so there may be some java installed.
I get a broken image that when clicked gives the error:
This page continas information of a type (appication/x-java-vm) that can
only be view with the appropriate Plug-in.
So it's probably a matter of installing software and possibly
>Should you upload the tracks? Sure! Although the OSM effort for the
>US in kind of rendered moot by TIGER data etc, there are still
>interesting things you can do with GPS data so the more the merrier!
Although I've seen claims that the TIGER data is available, I havn't yet
seen it in a usable form. (gpsdrive or magellan meridian color format
are ones I can currently use)
Blars Blarson blarson at blars.org
With Microsoft, failure is not an option. It is a standard feature.
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