[OSM-talk] OSM progress

Andy Allan gravitystorm at gmail.com
Tue Aug 14 13:33:25 BST 2007


On 8/14/07, Dave Stubbs <osm.list at randomjunk.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> A while back I was making weekly renderings of Greater London such
> that you could see how OSM coverage progressed over time. I even made
> a nice animated GIF. Unfortunately I had to stop when the amount of
> data got too high. The last image I managed in April used 3GB of RAM,
> resulted in a 200MB SVG file, and took close to 4 hours to generate.
>
> So back to the drawing board on how to do this...
>
> I'm now using Mapnik, and the planet.osm's:
>
> http://dev.openstreetmap.org/~random/progress/

Nice. I especially like looking at the year-ago today pictures, e.g.
http://dev.openstreetmap.org/~random/progress/uk/uk-060814-mapnik.png
!!

Would be nice if they were animated - there's a lot of data to try to
visualise in those pictures.

Cheers,
Andy




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