[OSM-talk] Tiles at home Update

Andy Robinson Andy_J_Robinson at blueyonder.co.uk
Tue Mar 20 10:03:05 GMT 2007

80n wrote:
>Sent: 20 March 2007 9:30 AM
>To: OSM
>Subject: [OSM-talk] Tiles at home Update
>There's a new version of the tiles at home client available (Dublin).
>Those of you who are running the client know what to do.
>This version includes the very latest version of Osmarender which has
>some improvments to the way symbols are handled (thanks to Jochen for
>It also utilises a pre-processor (called Frollo) which sorts out the
>ordering and direction of segments.  Segments that are mis-ordered or
>pointing in the wrong direction will no longer cause so much of a
>problem on the rendered tiles.  There should be a visible improvement
>in areas, where a mis-ordered segment could often cause great big
>triangular holes.  There should also be an improvement to the
>rendering of street names.  There should be fewer chopped up and
>inverted street names.
>The Frollo pre-processor is designed specifically for use with
>Osmarender, but both Frollo and Osmarender can be used on their own.
>Frollo may be useful for anything that needs to have the segments
>sorted into a sensible order.  More details here:
>Finally, there have also been a few minor adjustments to the rules
>files.  Mainly related to airport features (eg aeroway=apron),
>monorails and buildings (terracotta rather than purple now).

Nice work



Andy Robinson
Andy_J_Robinson at blueyonder.co.uk

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