[OSM-talk] Two experimental map services

Jochen Topf jochen at remote.org
Fri Aug 10 08:35:24 BST 2007

On Thu, Aug 09, 2007 at 02:37:06PM +0100, Artem Pavlenko wrote:
> On 06/08/07, Jochen Topf <jochen at remote.org> wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > http://geo.topf.org/comparison/index.html lets your compare different
> > Google and OSM maps side by side. If you move or zoom one, the other
> > will follow. This is for informational purposes only, don't use it to
> > lookup Google map data and enter it into OSM.
> >
> > http://geo.topf.org/tileproxy/index.html overlays OSM maps over Google
> > satellite and arial images. I wrote a little proxy which will take the
> > usual Mapnik tiles and make them transparent on the fly. No caching is
> > done so it might be slow.
> >
> Your services are really cool. I've noticed you have nice country
> names on one of  the layers. Can this be integrated into main slippy
> map?

Not country names, but only continent/ocean names at the moment. See
http://svn.topf.org/geo/low-zoom-tiles/ . I am planning to improve that
at some point, but it may take a while. Feel free to grab that and build
on it. 

Jochen Topf  jochen at remote.org  http://www.remote.org/jochen/  +49-721-388298

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