[OSM-talk] RFC: geodesy=pillar

Joerg Ostertag openstreetmap at ostertag.name
Wed Jul 18 10:18:55 BST 2007


Am Mittwoch, 18. Juli 2007 10:51:41 schrieb Nick Whitelegg:
> On Wednesday 18 Jul 2007 02:16, Iván Sánchez Ortega wrote:
> > El Martes, 17 de Julio de 2007, Ian Sergeant escribió:
> > > Would the existing accepted tags of
> > >
> > > man_made=survey_point
> > > name=foo
> > > ref=bar
> > >
> > > Work?
> > >
> > > That is what I have used for survey pillars in the past.
> >
> > I really like that idea, specially if you already tagged some pillars
> > that way.
> >
> > My only criticism about using man_made=survey_point is that the proposed
> > icon is not the one we use in Spain (a black circle with a black triangle
> > inside it).
>
> I guess this suggests having a custom stylesheet for Spain, as an
> alternative to the main OSM renderer. I think it's more important to
> represent them consistently (as a trig point in Spain is presumably the
> same thing as a trig point in the UK or anywhere else) and, if required,
> render them differently in different countries.

If you like to have custom icons for spain; you can start a section under 
svn.openstreetmap.org/applications/share/map-icons/spain and put the icons 
used in spain there.

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Joerg




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