[OSM-talk] Rendering of Place Names in Mapnik

Beej Jorgensen beej at beej.us
Sat Dec 20 00:50:56 GMT 2008


Brandon Aguirre wrote:
> US census has a well-organized system of divisions that might suit the
> need to create hierarchy within urban agglomerations and poly-centric
> regions. 

I like this--it's naming a region, so it doesn't seem so far-fetched
that it would be in the map.  As a renderer, I might render cities by
size until zoomed out enough, then ignore the cities and just render the
name of the region instead...

-Beej





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