[OSM-talk] Osmarender naming short ways

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Mon Aug 6 08:23:05 BST 2007

In message <200708061316410531.065CA605 at smtp.nsw.exemail.com.au>
        Brent Easton <b.easton at exemail.com.au> wrote:

> I have a trunk road, ref 1 that crosses a number of streams and rivers
> by bridges. The bridges are all seperate ways with bridge=yes,
> layer=1.
> Osmarender is naming each short bridge section with the highway name
> and reference number and it looks just plain bad. Is there a tag to
> hint to the renderer to not display the name of a way?

The answer is not to hack the map data like this - after all at a
sufficiently large zoom level there might even be space... The answer
is to make the renderer drop names when there isn't space for them.


Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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