[OSM-talk] Slippy map URLs

Christopher Schmidt crschmidt at metacarta.com
Sat Mar 24 12:47:24 GMT 2007

On Sat, Mar 24, 2007 at 12:41:56PM -0000, David Earl wrote:
> Is there a parameter for the slippy map URL which says which background
> layer it should use?
> If I click on View it generates ".../index.html?lat=...&lon=...&zoom=...";
> what I would really like is
> ".../index.html?lat=...&lon=...&zoom=...&map=osmarender" or some such. If I
> want to refer someone to the map, but want to show them features that mapnik
> hasn't got round to rendering weeks later, I'd like to point them at the
> osmarender one.

OpenLayers as of 2.3 has this, but OSM is using an older OpenLayers. I
sent email to the dev mailing list months ago about how to upgrade (and
maintain the LikeGoogle layer which is not in SVN trunk due to lack of
patches/documentation/tests, etc.).

Christopher Schmidt

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