[OSM-talk] Potential problems moving/depreciating map features tags.

Joerg Ostertag openstreetmap at ostertag.name
Sun Jul 15 08:00:34 BST 2007


Am Sonntag, 15. Juli 2007 03:33:51 schrieb Martijn van Oosterhout:
> On 7/13/07, Ulf Lamping <ulf.lamping at web.de> wrote:
> > Example: osmarender misses a lot of icons for things already in the map
> > features.
>
> I think we should alter the proposal process for new features to state
> that details about rendering must be part of the proposal. So, for
> icons an example should be included, for roads a CSS snippet. These
> don't have to be done by the person proposing the feature, but it
> should have been submitted before the voting starts, so that people
> are also voting on how it would look like.
>
> This would make it easier for renderers to include new features, since
> they don't then need to make them thmselves...

Yes definitely, this would make it much much easier for the people doing the 
rendering stuff to add new features. And this also might shorten the time it 
takes until new features will be rendered.

-
Joerg




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