[OSM-talk] OpenSantaMap

Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists) ajrlists at googlemail.com
Thu Dec 18 18:18:17 GMT 2008

I hope these flies. We are only a style sheet away from making topical maps.



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>One of the main strengths of OpenStreetMap is that we have access to
>the raw data, and one of the best ways we can illustrate this power,
>whilst also reinforcing the idea that the map is just a rendering of
>the data, is to create custom renders.
>Great examples of these are the Mapnik and Tiles at Home maps,
>Cloudmade's mobile tiles,  and of course the award winning
>And now, as there has been some talk about a fun seasonal render,
>OpenSantaMap, I have started a wiki page for us to add our thoughts.
>Some ideas to get the (snow)ball rolling:
>Snowflake background.
>Using the Unicode snowman character ? .
>Changing colours to more gaudy red/green scheme.
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