[OSM-talk] OSM map renderer - update
steve at asklater.com
Fri Apr 21 09:57:17 BST 2006
* @ 21/04/06 08:40:31 AM ben at somethingmodern.com wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 20, 2006 at 02:57:43PM +0000, SteveC wrote:
> > * @ 20/04/06 02:38:19 PM sxpert at esitcom.org wrote:
> > > nick at hogweed.org wrote:
> > >
> > > >-As I indicated yesterday ImageMagick seems to be the way to go for
> > > >antialiasing etc. The most regularly maintained ImageMagick API appears to
> > > >be the newer "MagickWand" API, however the installation instructions imply
> > > >recompiling the whole of PHP. I've emailed the author of the "MagickWand"
> > > >PHP bindings to see if this is strictly necessary.
> > >
> > > I keep reading about imagemagick this, imagemagick that...
> > > personally, I'm using Cairo, and find it much easier to use (ymmv)
> > >
> > > if you have any remarks about it, please do, I'll forward them to carl
> > > worth ;D
> > cairos ruby bindings are terrible and old. You can't blit a file from
> > memory to stdout you have to save it to disk and open it.
> No, you can use named pipes:
Or I could have worked on their API, but the simplest thing was to use
imagemagick which was almost identical.
SteveC steve at asklater.com http://www.asklater.com/steve/
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