[OSM-talk] SVG from OpenStreetMap

Raphaël Jacquot sxpert at esitcom.org
Fri Mar 17 14:17:53 GMT 2006

Tom Carden wrote:

> There are obviously some optimisations to be made in the SVG (Etienne
> is already working on that I think), and the projection needs to be
> generalised for any given API output (maybe needs help from another
> XSL head?), but I think it's an excellent start and want to encourage
> people to keep looking at this kind of thing.
> There's no reason I can think of not to put an XSL style sheet
> directly into the OSM API output, and link to it from the map viewer
> for the current bounding box.  The only thing I'm not sure about is
> how easy it is to save the resulting SVG (I had to use the 'copy XML'
> option from the DOM inspection tool) and if it's ever going to work in
> other browsers.
> To help with getting the projection right, I've suggested to Steve
> that the osm element in the XML output should have the bounding box
> details, to avoid clients having to calculate them first.
> Any other suggestions? Technical answers on a postcard to
> dev at openstreetmap.org please :)

These are extremely nice maps. ready to be used on some documents or 
Congrats :D

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