[OSM-talk] OpenSantaMap

Shaun McDonald shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Fri Dec 19 00:30:23 GMT 2008


I have bought opensantamap.org.

Shaun

On 18 Dec 2008, at 18:18, Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists) wrote:

> I hope these flies. We are only a style sheet away from making  
> topical maps.
>
> Cheers
>
> Andy
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: talk-bounces at openstreetmap.org [mailto:talk-
>> bounces at openstreetmap.org] On Behalf Of Tim Waters (chippy)
>> Sent: 18 December 2008 4:38 PM
>> To: Talk Openstreetmap
>> Subject: [OSM-talk] OpenSantaMap
>>
>> 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
>> OpenCycleMap.
>>
>> 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.
>>
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/OpenSantaMap
>>
>> 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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