[OSM-talk] lowzoom tiles (Was: tile limits)

Hakan Tandogan hakan at gurkensalat.com
Thu Mar 29 12:57:26 BST 2007

> I think you're confusing mapnik and osmarender/t at h for lowzoom tiles.

I'm talking about
which would be for t at h. This script fetches huge amounts of tiles from

Does the limit apply to all of osm.org or only to tile.osm.org?

Ceterum censeo the t at h lowzoom tiles should be generated on the server ;-)


> Hakan Tandogan wrote:
>>> There are now daily limits on a per-IP basis for downloading tiles.
>>> Some
>>> people are downloading incredible amounts of data.
>> How large is the daily limit?
>> Creating a level 6 lowzoom tile would request 4096 level-12 tiles.
>> Turkey
>> is covered by 12 level-6 tiles.
>> Perhaps the lowzoom tile creation should be done directly on the dev
>> server itself to save on bandwith.
>> Regards,
>> Hakan
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