[OSM-talk] OSM map renderer - update

Erik Johansson erjohan at gmail.com
Wed Apr 19 12:22:54 BST 2006

On 4/19/06, Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net> wrote:
> Round caps at the ends of cul-de-sacs are a cartographic 'innovation'
> popularised by Google Maps. No-one else uses them, and with good reason.

Every map in Sweden, that I've seen, uses these round caps for dead
end streets. They have been in use for at least a decade. Most maps
without those round caps "look wrong" to me, but thanks for enlighten
me on why they do, I've always wondered.. ;-)


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